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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21150

Title: Britons' defiance to France

First Line: Mad with the plunder of the world

Tune: Can of grog

Authors:  B., R.

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29421

Title: Britons unconquerable! A new song

First Line: Afraid of the French! and afraid of invasion!

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815French invasion scares


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1330

Title: John Bull's invitation to Bonaparte. A new song

First Line: The Chief consul declares that to England he'll come

Tune: A cobler there was

Authors:  Volunteer (Pseudonym)

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



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