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Viewing: Firth b.28(29b)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man who did me betray


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins how do you do?

Notes:  Verse and prose


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn


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48A9871: Ornament ~ arabesque



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