Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Firth c.13(219). The motto in the illustration is: Statio bene fida carinis (i.e. Statio fida bene carinis, motto of the Town of Cork).

Other printings:


Viewing: Firth c.13(120)

Sheet Notes:  Slip.

Ballad - Roud Number: V14820

Title: The lass that loves a sailor

First Line: The moon on the ocean was dimm'd by a ripple

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Drinking


IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
45K13: Fortress
44A1(+4)(CORK): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ city; municipal)
86(STATIO BENE FIDA CARINIS): Proverbs, sayings, etc. (with TEXT)

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