Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth b.26(516)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The lady's loyalty for her bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one evening being in the blooming spring

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3027

Title: An answer to the, Red, white and blue

First Line: I must now bid adieu to the ocean

Themes:  NavalSailors - death in battle


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34B11: Dog

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