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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 17

Sheet Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 17A is damaged and the title is cut off

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V418

Title: Dashing serjeant

First Line: If I had a beau, for a soldier would go

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Women soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7323

Title: The shady bowers

First Line: I'll range around the shady bowers


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4525

Title: The ramble

First Line: Twas at midsummer's tide, no matter the day


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V151

Title: Amoret and Phyllis

First Line: Sweet Phyllis well met, the sun is just set


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V17321

Title: Lullaby

First Line: Peaceful slumbr'ing on the ocean

Themes:  Sailors


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9084

Title: A favourite pastoral

First Line: Flocks are sporting, doves are courting


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V906

Title: The Cambrian minstrel boy

First Line: Through Cambria's sweet valleys I stray

Performers:  Longhurst, Master


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V189

Title: The beautiful maid

First Line: When absent from her my soul holds most dear


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V14059

Title: Is not it a pity

First Line: I lov'd a lad, a handsome lad

Performers:  Tonstall, Miss


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V4973

Title: The happy shepherd

First Line: With the sun I rise at morn


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Home

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

Tune: Sweet, sweet home

Authors:  C., J.

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V540

Title: Lowland Mary

First Line: Flow'ry spring has deck'd the dale

Authors:  C., J.


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other morn


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V17283

Title: The fairy. A midnight madrigal

First Line: Fairest of the virgin train


15th Ballad - Roud Number: 418

Title: The garden gate, a favourite song

First Line: The day was spent, the moon shone bright

Themes:  Marriage


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Helen the fair. A new song

First Line: Fair Helen one morn from her cottage had stray'd


17th Ballad - Roud Number: V5473

Title: Where roses wild

First Line: Where roses wild were blooming


18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: The willow tree

First Line: Don't you remember the vows to tender


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
92B58(CADUCEUS): Caduceus (staff with two snakes, attribute of Mercury)
31A72: Female sex; woman
46B: Trade, commerce and finance
47I1: Agriculture

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C121: Angling

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
25G3: Trees
31D12: Youth, adolescent

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A1241(GARTER): Knighthood order (with NAME)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A671: Still life of plants, flowers and fruit

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D42: Laundering



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