Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    [between 1801 and 1805]


8 p. An uncut chapbook.


Viewing: Curzon b.24(99)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32698

Title: A new song on Lord Nelson's victory at Copenhagen

First Line: Draw near, ye gallant seamen, while I the truth unfold

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7376

Title: Jack Tar's creed

First Line: If a landsman would know the true creed of a tar

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1357

Title: Britannia's sons at sea

First Line: Britannia's sons at sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: True courage

First Line: Why, what's that to you if my eyes I'm a wiping

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13540

Title: The watry god

First Line: The watry god, great Neptune, lay

Authors:  Wagnell, Mr.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26188

Title: Air, in the Indian

First Line: When Laura's eyes and Carlo's meet

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V7891

Title: Nelson and victory

First Line: Nelson the great he is the man

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britons first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6718

Title: Cheering is the voice of hope

First Line: Let the churlish spectre fly

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V254

Title: Birmingham Sally

First Line: You pretty blooming lasses

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V22707

Title: Stag in the forest

First Line: The stag in the forest

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V20928

Title: God of jollity

First Line: Pleasant is the mantling bowl

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad

Title: Somebody, nobody, everybody and anybody

First Line: Well, here I am to tell

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V29833

Title: The marriage day

First Line: Twas on the twenty-first of June

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: O think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6018

Title: A sequel to Galley slave

First Line: Young Anna, as fair as the goddess of May

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V29401

Title: Widow's lamentation, for the loss of her husband slain in fighting with Lord Nelson

First Line: It was early one morning, when flowers were springing


IconClass Codes:
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
61B2(Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805): Historical person (with NAME)
45A3: Victory ~ armed conflict

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