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The second illustration is from The life and death of St. George, the noble champion of England (Aldermary Church Yard, London)



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V734

Title: My boat is on the shore

First Line: My boat is on the shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V18405

Title: With a jolly full bottle

First Line: With a jolly full bottle let each man be arm'd

Themes:  Drinking


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1789

Title: 'Tis I that love her best

First Line: The gentle stars are peeping


5th Ballad

Title: The happy home

First Line: There's not a home, a home like mine


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5287

Title: Home of my heart

First Line: I breathe once more my native air


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle liv'd near Killarney


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24348

Title: Bonny prince Charlie

First Line: Cam' ye by Athol braes, lad with the phillabeg

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: Under the walnut tree

First Line: Under the walnut tree dance with me

Themes:  Dancing


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20166

Title: Upbraid me not!

First Line: Upbraid me not! I little heed


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V21239

Title: Matrimonial miseries

First Line: Some married men boast of their true happy state

Themes:  Marriage


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V367

Title: Let us be happy together

First Line: Come, let us be happy together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865


14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars has gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter's now awa'

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810


16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy, left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13883

Title: Ratcatcher's daughter

First Line: In Westminster, not long ago, there lived a ratcatcher's daughter


18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty


19th Ballad - Roud Number: V9583

Title: A lady in a crinoline

First Line: A lady with a crinoline was walking down a street

Themes:  Crinolines


20th Ballad - Roud Number: 326

Title: My boy Tammy

First Line: Oh where hae ye been a' the day, my boy Tammy?


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V18888

Title: The woodland hallo

First Line: In our cottage, that peeps from the skirts of the wood


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V284

Title: A famous man was Robin Hood

First Line: A famous man was Robin Hood

Themes:  Rob Roy


23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale


24th Ballad - Roud Number: V8949

Title: The gay coalheaver

First Line: 'Twas a dark cloudy night


25th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour


26th Ballad - Roud Number: V344

Title: Cheer for the pilots

First Line: The sturdy pilots put to sea

Themes:  Pilots


27th Ballad - Roud Number: V19489

Title: When the wind blows

First Line: When the wind blows


28th Ballad - Roud Number: V3545

Title: When the moon her light discloses

First Line: When the moon her light discloses


29th Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming


30th Ballad - Roud Number: V8869

Title: Love and friendship

First Line: Away, light vows of woman's love

Themes:  Friendship


31st Ballad - Roud Number: V17063

Title: That melody enchants my soul

First Line: That melody enchants my soul


32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34735

Title: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden

First Line: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden, very sweet to woo


33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15436

Title: Fill the goblet again

First Line: Fill the goblet again! for I never before

Themes:  Drinking


34th Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: Last rose of summer

First Line: 'Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


35th Ballad - Roud Number: V7111

Title: A beau I had once on a time

First Line: A beau I had once on a time


36th Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Bonny bunch of roses

First Line: By the danger of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852


37th Ballad - Roud Number: V5806

Title: Away, my bounding steed, away!

First Line: Away! my bounding steed, away!


38th Ballad - Roud Number: V13123

Title: Last words of Marmion

First Line: The war, that for a space did fail


39th Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in cool grot

First Line: Here, in cool grot and mossy cell


40th Ballad - Roud Number: V15600

Title: There's room enough for all

First Line: What need of all this fuss and strife


41st Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous Flora


42nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews


43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp of Tara's hall

First Line: The harp that once thro' Tara's hall

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1507

Title: King of the forest glade

First Line: Oh, I am the child of the forest wild


45th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

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


46th Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
32A5: Caricatures (human types)
47D8(PICKAXE): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: pickaxe
25D32: Miner
25D31: Mine

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
33C21: Courting
11H(GEORGE): The warrior martyr George (Georgius); possible attributes: banner (red cross on white field), (red) cross, dragon, (white) horse, broken lance, shield (with cross), sword

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32A5: Caricatures (human types)
25D35: Smelting, extracting from ore; blast-furnace
47B11: Handicrafts ~ metal

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46A14: Farmers
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
34F1: Animals threatening man

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
41D221(TRICORN): Head-gear (with NAME)

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C15: Archer's weapons
45C41: (military) camp with tents
95B(AMAZONS): (story of) the Amazons
95B(ALEXANDER THE GREAT)22: The Greek heroic legends (II): heroines

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A542: Gate, entrance
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
31AA232: Leaning figure - AA - female human figure

8th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
41A6: Garden

9th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45B32: The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service
45F42: Marching away (troops)
44A3(+2)(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45D1: (military) flags and standards
61I(AMERICAN WAR): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)

10th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
41C714: Beer, ale
54DD2: Idleness; 'Otio' (Ripa)
54A11: Industriousness, Assiduity; 'Assiduità', 'Industria', 'Zelo' (Ripa)

11th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
43C7: Children's games and plays






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