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Viewing: Firth b.28(35)

Sheet Notes:  Imperfect; torn lower right corner. Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3906

Title: Can she be happy now

First Line: She's deck'd with gold and jewel rare


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart that never lov'd

First Line: Is there a heart that never lov'd


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: Tis last rose of summer

First Line: 'Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2168

Title: Irish Molly O!

First Line: As I walked out one morning all in the month of may


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 1657

Title: My master's gun

First Line: I'm a 'prentice boy, my name is bob

Themes:  Apprentices


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander

Themes:  Rhine, river


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Twas nature's gay day

First Line: 'Twas nature's gay day, bright smiling May day

Themes:  May day


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5569

Title: Far over land

First Line: Far over land


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude boreas blusterous railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Naval


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: My gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V11620

Title: The pride of old Kentucky

First Line: Twas a sultry day, I guess


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V7887

Title: Bright jewel of my eye

First Line: I've courted damsels brown and fair


13th Ballad - Roud Number: 6915

Title: My mamma did so before me

First Line: I am a brisk and lively lass


14th Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: The brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history


15th Ballad

Title: For thee [...]

First Line: For thee [...]


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46C5135: (traveller) resting in the open air




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