Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 950

Title: The banks of the Nile

First Line: Hark! I hear the drums beating, no longer I'll stay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 675

Title: Merchant's daughter, and the constant farmer's son

First Line: It's of a merchant's daughter in London town did dwell

Themes:  MurderLovers parted

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A351: Terrace
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
23T27(XVIII): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A12: Castle
25H217: River bank

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