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Viewing: Harding B 11(1398)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1130

Title: Wherefore my Edward wilt thou roam

First Line: Wherefore my Edward wilt thou roam

Tune: Auld lang syne


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V492

Title: Ah, say, is it love!

First Line: Ah, say, is it love; my dear maid do you know

Tune: My love is return'd


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4587

Title: Sleep on my poor William

First Line: Sleep on my poor William, thy father is gone

Tune: Oh, rest the babe


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1243

Title: The village swain

First Line: Sweet twilight-hour; thy placid rays

Tune: Oh, come to me when day-light sets


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V108

Title: Adieu my merry little soldier

First Line: Adieu my merry little soldier

Tune: The merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V324

Title: The celestial maid

First Line: Celestial maid! if on my way

Tune: The woodland maid


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V23659

Title: The sailor's grave

First Line: Twas midnight and across the wave

Tune: My friend and pitcher

Themes:  Sailors


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IconClass Codes:
25F711(GRASS-HOPPER): Insects: grass-hopper



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