Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.28(36)

Sheet Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains, and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2658

Title: The gossiping wife

First Line: Of all the wives that plague men's lives


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman, spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V396

Title: Stand to your guns

First Line: Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:  Naval


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: The Lancashire witches

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 878

Title: The echoing horn

First Line: The echoing horn

Themes:  Hunting


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1046

Title: Abroad for pleasure

First Line: Abroad for pleasure as I was walking


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19688

Title: Mary Melvin, of the Mersey side

First Line: Give ear with patience to my relation


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V754

Title: Woman, the pride of the land

First Line: Come married and single together pray mingle

Themes:  Marriage


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Behold, how brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing


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IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion
44B154: Court festival
45B55: Guard of honour
45D1: (military) flags and standards




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