Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(3494)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13817

Title: The shells of the ocean

First Line: One summer eve, with pensive thought

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V493

Title: O say not womans love is bought

First Line: O say not woman's love is bought

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4302

Title: [T]ake a bumper and try

First Line: The woman [sic] all tell me I am false to my lass

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
33C22: Lovers' meeting
41A38: Balcony

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I2213: Shepherd's crook
48C70: 'Musica', symbolic representations, allegories and emblems ~ music; 'Musica'(Ripa)

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