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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8710

Title: The orphan boy's tale

First Line: Stay, lady! stay, for mercy's sake

Authors:  Opie, Amelia Alderson, 1769-1853

Themes:  Orphans


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16123

Title: A new song. The green flag flying

First Line: My name is freedom, stout and bold, and private I came to this nation

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians


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31A231: Standing figure
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D29: Clothed in rags
46A15: The poor



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