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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13845

Title: Cheer boys, cheer

First Line: Cheer, boys! cheer! no more of idle sorrow

Authors:  Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

Themes:  Emigration


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12882

Title: The cot where I was born

First Line: I've roamed beneath a foreign sky


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V385

Title: What fairy-like music

First Line: What fairy-like music steals o'er the sea

Themes:  Mermaids


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31D12: Youth, adolescent
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
43C4154: 'jeu de volant', badminton

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
41A542: Gate, entrance
31D16: Old man
31D5: Young versus old age; young and old

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C23: Quiver



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