Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


2806 c.13(43) is another issue with a different second ballad


Viewing: 2806 c.13(102)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13835

Title: Where there's a will there's a way

First Line: This life is a difficult riddle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28207

Title: Matilda Toots, or, You should have seen her boots

First Line: One frosty day, on pleasure bent, I stroll'd into the park

Themes:  Skating


IconClass Codes:
47I15(SPADE): Agricultural implements: spade
46A17: Working class, labourers
46C151: Railway, tramway; rack railway
47C21: Digging (industrial process)
47B212: Transport engineering

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