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Viewing: Harding B 36(1)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie, O

First Line: Behind yon hills, where Stinchar flows


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6021

Title: The slave

First Line: Sons of freedom! hear my story

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Themes:  Slavery


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8708

Title: The broom of Cowden-knows

First Line: When summer comes, the swains on Tweed


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V13490

Title: [None]

First Line: A damsel stood to watch the fight

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9902

Title: Glee for three voices

First Line: Amidst the myrtles as I walk'd


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1152

Title: Hole in the ballad

First Line: Your laughter I'll try to provoke

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  Ballads


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20795

Title: Farewell Rosina

First Line: Farewell Rosina, lovely fair


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away pretty moth

First Line: Fly away pretty moth to the shade


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V23663

Title: Liberty

First Line: Since ev'ry charm on earth combines

Themes:  Liberty


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V9620

Title: An old man, &c

First Line: An old man would be wooing


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V3484

Title: Taste, O! taste

First Line: Taste, O taste this spicy wine

Themes:  Drinking


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: Irish schoolmaster

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose


14th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry rows the bonny bark

First Line: O! merry row, O merry row


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26262

Title: Our king and our country for ever

First Line: To friendship and love, round our gay jovial ring


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V5686

Title: The violet girl

First Line: Come buy my pretty violets blue

Themes:  Street traders




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