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Viewing: Harding B 40(26a)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses the night when first we met

Themes:  Widows


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: When the dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1102

Title: She lives with her own granny dear

First Line: Cried William, when just come from sea


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22610

Title: The rover's bride

First Line: Oh, if you love me furl your sails


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright, and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4946

Title: Single young man lodger

First Line: I was by trade a snob

Themes:  Lodgers


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1224

Title: Jenny Jones

First Line: My name's Edward Morgan, I live at Llangollen


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander

Themes:  Rhine, river


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3064

Title: Lad with his side-locks curled

First Line: I own I'm in love with a spark

Themes:  Hair styles



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