Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


The same setting of type as Firth b.28(29b) but with a different third ballad.

Other printings:


Viewing: Harding B 11(4000)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5401

Title: The lad with his carrotty poll

First Line: Oh dear good gentlefolks may it be said

Themes:  Red hair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks and braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 7836

Title: The good days of old Adam and Eve

First Line: I sing, I sing of good times older

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conq'ring hero comes

First Line: See the conq'ring hero come

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 18698

Title: Pretty Polly Hopkins

First Line: He - Pretty pretty Polly Hopkins, how do you do?

Tune: Merrily oh!

Notes:  Verse and prose

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Sweet Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tript the other moru [sic]


IconClass Codes:
48A9871: Ornament ~ arabesque

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