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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 122

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
92D152: Cupid handling his weapons



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