Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth c.26(118)

1st Ballad

Title: Haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers


IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
41D2631: Umbrella
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade

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