Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Locations:

    between 1838 and 1845

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 694

Ballad - Roud Number: 13223

Title: A sight for a father

First Line: What a pleasure it is to have a good wife

Tune: Over the water to Charlie

Themes:  Fatherhood


IconClass Codes:
33B31: Fist-fight
48C7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed)
31A22611: Blood
43A23: Ball, formal dance
43C93: More than one couple dancing

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