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A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant... Vol. III. [N941]

DMI number:
533
Publication Date:
1725
Volume Number:
3 of 3
ESTC number:
N941
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW112176545
Shelfmark:
BL c.108.bb.33
Full Title:
A | COLLECTION | OF OLD | BALLADS. | Corrected from the best and most | Ancient COPIES Extant. | WITH | INTRODUCTIONS | HISTORICAL and CRITICAL. | [rule] | [i]Illustrated with[/i] COPPER PLATES. | [rule] | VOL. III. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for [i]J[/i]. [i]Roberts[/i], near the [i]Oxford-Arms[/i] in | [i]Warwick-Lane[/i] ; [i]D. Leach[/i], at [i]Lock's-Head[/i] adjoyning | to [i]Ludgate[/i], and [i]J. Batley[/i], at the [i]Dove[/i] in | [i]Pater-Noster-Row[/i]. M DCC XXV. HALF TITLE: [ornament] | A | COLLECTION | OF OLD | BALLADS, &[i]c.[/i] | [ornament]
Epigraph:
Omne malum Cantu vinoq ; levato. Hor.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of ballads
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
pp.[2], [i]-xii, [6], [1]-263, [1]p.
Bibliographic details:
Half-title: [ornamental rule] | A | COLLECTION | OF OLD | BALLADS, [i]&[/i]c. | [rule] | VOL. III. | [ornamental rule]
Comments:
CONTENTS: Poems introduced with essays on their subject. PLATES: Frontispiece (signed J. Pine), and pp.1, 23, 47, 62, 76, 122, 145, 157, 172, 196, 221, 233 (all unsigned).
Other matter:
PREFATORY MATERIALS: engraving facing title page; Preface pp.[i]-xij; Table of Ballads pp.[5].
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Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [T117410]
Publication Date:
1723
ESTC No:
T117410
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [Vol III] [ESTC N940]
Publication Date:
1725
ESTC No:
N940
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
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Comments:
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant... [2nd ed] [ESTC N938]
Publication Date:
1723
ESTC No:
N938
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [3rd ed] [ESTC N939]
Publication Date:
1727
ESTC No:
N939
Volume:
1 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [Vol II] [2nd ed] [ESTC T144721]
Publication Date:
1726
ESTC No:
T144721
Volume:
2 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Title:
A collection of old ballads. Corrected from the best and most ancient copies extant. [Vol III] [2nd ed] [ESTC N395]
Publication Date:
1738
ESTC No:
N395
Volume:
3 of 3
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Publisher:
D. Leach
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for... D. Leach' ESTC N941
Publisher:
J[ames] Roberts
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for J. Roberts' ESTC N941
Publisher:
Jeremiah Batley
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for... J. Batley' ESTC N941
Engraver:
John Pine
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
In kingly Stephen's reign
Page No:
pp.1-10
Poem Title:
I. A Song of the strange Loves of two young Princes in England, who became two Shepherds on Salisbury Plain, and were afterwards restored to their former Estates. To the Tune of The Merchant-Man.
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First Line:
A noble Christian warrior
Page No:
pp.11-22
Poem Title:
II. A Princely Song of King Richard Cordelion, and of his bold Courage, and lamentable Death. To the Tune of You Batchelors, &c.
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First Line:
When Richard the Second in England was king
Page No:
pp.23-31
Poem Title:
III. A Song of the Deposing of King Richard II. and how after many Miseries, he was murder'd in Pom-fret Castle. To the Tune of Regard my Sorrows.
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First Line:
I salute thee sweet Princess with title of grace
Page No:
pp.32-37
Poem Title:
IV. A Song of the Wooing of Queen Catherine, by Owen Tudor, a young Gentleman of Wales. Translated out of the Welsh. To the Tune of Light in Love Ladies.
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First Line:
A tale of the grief I must unfold
Page No:
pp.38-46
Poem Title:
V. The Life and Death of the Great Duke of Buckingham, who came to an untimely End, for consenting to the deposing of the two gallant young Princes, King Edward the Fourth's Children. To the Tune of Shore's Wife.
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First Line:
In England once there reigned a king
Page No:
pp.47-53
Poem Title:
VI. A Song of the Life and Death of King Richard the Third, who, after many Murthers by him committed upon the Princes and Nobles of this Land, was slain at the Battel of Bosworth in Leicestershire, by Henry the Seventh, King of England. To the Tune of Who list to lead a Soldier's Life.
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First Line:
Peruse the stories of this land
Page No:
pp.54-61
Poem Title:
VII. The Story of Ill May-Day, in the Time of King Henry the Eighth, and why it was so called; and how Queen Katherine begged the Lives of Two thousand London Apprentices. To the Tune of Essex good Night
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First Line:
Eighth Henry ruling in this land
Page No:
pp.62-66
Poem Title:
VIII. A Song of an English Knight, that married the Royal Princess, Lady Mary, Sister to King Henry the Eighth, which Knight was after-ward made Duke of Suffolk. To the Tune of Who list to lead a Soldier's Life.
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First Line:
When England's fame did ring
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pp.67-75
Poem Title:
IX. A Princely Song of the Six Queens that were married to Henry the Eighth, King of England. To the Tune of Well-a-day.
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First Line:
When as King Edward left this life
Page No:
pp.76-82
Poem Title:
X. A lamentable Ditty on the Death of Lord Guilford Dudley, and the Lady Jane Grey, that for their Parents Ambition, in seeking to make these two young Princes King and Queen of England, were both beheaded in the Tower of London. To the Tune of Peter and Pernell.
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First Line:
Mary doth complain
Page No:
pp.83-90
Poem Title:
XI. The lamentable Complaint of Queen Mary for the unkind Departure of King Philip, in whose Ab-sence she fell sick and died. To the Tune of Crimson Velvet.
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First Line:
When God had taken for our sin
Page No:
pp.91-98
Poem Title:
XII. The most rare and excellent History of the Dutchess of Suffolk's Calamity. To the Tune of Queen Dido.
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First Line:
I sing a noble princess
Page No:
pp.99-106
Poem Title:
XIII. A joyful Song of the deserved Praises of good Queen Elizabeth, how Princely she behaved herself at Tilbury Camp in Essex, in Eighty-eight, when the Spaniards threatened the Invasion of this Kingdom. To the Tune of King Henry's going to Bulloign.
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First Line:
Sweet England's prize is gone
Page No:
pp.107-117
Poem Title:
XIV. A lamentable Ditty on the Death of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, who was beheaded in the Tower of London on Ash-Weduesday [sic], 1600/1. To the Tune of Well-a-day.
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First Line:
All you that cry o hone o hone
Page No:
pp.118-121
Poem Title:
XV. A lamentable Ballad on the Earl of Essex's Death. To the Tune of Essex's Last Good-night.
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First Line:
In England reigned once a king
Page No:
pp.122-129
Poem Title:
XVII. The Life and Death of Queen Elizabeth. To the Tune of, The Ladies Fall.
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First Line:
Gone is Elizabeth
Page No:
p.130
Poem Title:
A short and sweet Sonnet made by one of the Maids of Honour, upon the death of Q. Elizabeth, which she sewed upon a Sampler of Red Silk. The Tune is, Phillida slouts me.
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First Line:
When as the King of England died
Page No:
pp.131-138
Poem Title:
An excellent Song made of the Successors of King Edward the IVth. To the Tune of O Man in Desperation.
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First Line:
In dole and deep distress
Page No:
pp.139-144
Poem Title:
XVIII. A Servant's Sorrow for the Loss of his late Royal Mistress Queen Anne, who deceas'd at Hamp-ton-Court the 2d of May, 1618. To the Tune of, In sad and Ashy Weeds.
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First Line:
My friend and I we drank whole piss pots
Page No:
pp.145-147
Poem Title:
Bacchus overcome.
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First Line:
Listen all I pray
Page No:
pp.148-151
Poem Title:
Canto, In praise of Sack.
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First Line:
Come all you brave wights
Page No:
pp.152-153
Poem Title:
The Answer of Ale to the Challenge of Sack.
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First Line:
Nay soft by your leaves
Page No:
pp.154-156
Poem Title:
The Triumph of Tobacco over Sack and Ale.
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First Line:
Bacchus when merry bestriding his tun
Page No:
pp.157-158
Poem Title:
Bacchus's Feast.
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First Line:
Come let's drink the time invites
Page No:
pp.159-162
Poem Title:
The Loyal Subject, or, the Praise of Sack.
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First Line:
Hold hold thy nose to the pot Tom Tom
Page No:
p.163
Poem Title:
The Advice.
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First Line:
Let soldiers fight for prey or praise
Page No:
pp.164-165
Poem Title:
The Praise of Wine.
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First Line:
Not drunken nor sober but neighbour to both
Page No:
pp.166-171
Poem Title:
The Ex-Ale-tation of Ale.
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First Line:
Why stay we at home now the season is come
Page No:
pp.172-175
Poem Title:
The Greenland Voyage: or, the Whale-Fisher's Delight: Being a full Description of the manner of the taking of Whales on the Coast of Greenland. To the Tune of, Hey to the Temple, &c.
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First Line:
Down in the north country
Page No:
pp.176-177
Poem Title:
The Farmer's Daughter of Wakefield.
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First Line:
There was a knight was drunk with wine
Page No:
pp.178-186
Poem Title:
The Baffled Knight, or the Lady's Policy.
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First Line:
I'll sing ye a song that never was in print
Page No:
pp.187-188
Poem Title:
A Song on Nothing.
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First Line:
When this old cap was new
Page No:
pp.189-192
Poem Title:
Time's Alteration. To the Tune of, I'll never be drunk again.
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First Line:
Of old soldiers the song you would hear
Page No:
pp.193-195
Poem Title:
The Old Soldiers.
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First Line:
Long ere the morn
Page No:
pp.196-197
Poem Title:
The Hunter's Song.
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First Line:
Songs of sonnets and rustical roundelays
Page No:
pp.198-200
Poem Title:
The Hunting of the Gods.
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First Line:
Behold the touchstone of true love
Page No:
pp.201-210
Poem Title:
Fair Maudlin: Or, the Merchant's Daughter of Bristol. To the Tune of, the Maiden's Joy.
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First Line:
One night when all the village slept
Page No:
pp.211-214
Poem Title:
The dying Lovers last farewel: Or the Tragical downfal of Marcellus and Arminda. To the Tune of, Stone Walls cannot a Prison make.
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First Line:
Sir William a knight of six thousand a year
Page No:
pp.215-217
Poem Title:
The Lovers Tragedy: Or, the Wronged Lady's Lamentation and Untimely Death. To the Tune of, No more Cruel Nymph.
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First Line:
When all was wrapped in dark midnight
Page No:
pp.218-220
Poem Title:
William and Margaret.
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Behold here's a ditty tis true and no jest
Page No:
pp.221-228
Poem Title:
The Factor's Garland. Tune of, The Wand'ring Lady.
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First Line:
You maidens fair draw nigh and hear
Page No:
pp.229-232
Poem Title:
IO, Or the Metamorphosis.
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First Line:
You lads and you lasses that live at long let
Page No:
pp.233-235
Poem Title:
The Fiddle.
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First Line:
How blyth ilk morn was I to see
Page No:
pp.236-237
Poem Title:
The Broom of Cowdenknow.
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First Line:
Harken and I will tell you how
Page No:
pp.238-240
Poem Title:
Muirland Willie.
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First Line:
The lass of Peatie's mill
Page No:
pp.241-242
Poem Title:
The Lass of Peatie's Mill.
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First Line:
O Bessy Bell and Mary Gray
Page No:
pp.243-244
Poem Title:
Bessy Bell and Mary Gray.
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First Line:
How sweetly smells the simmer green
Page No:
pp.245-246
Poem Title:
Bony Christy.
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First Line:
Nansy's to the green wood gane
Page No:
pp.247-248
Poem Title:
Scornfu' Nansy.
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First Line:
Tis I have seven braw new gowns
Page No:
pp.249-250
Poem Title:
Slighted Nansy. To the Tune of The Kirk wad let me be.
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First Line:
When trees did bud and fields were green
Page No:
pp.251-252
Poem Title:
Down the Burn Davie.
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First Line:
Hear me ye nymphs and every swain
Page No:
pp.253-254
Poem Title:
The Bush aboon Traquair.
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First Line:
The meal was dear short syne
Page No:
pp.255-257
Poem Title:
Maggie's Tocher. To its ain Tune.
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First Line:
O Sandy why leaves thou thy Nelly to mourn
Page No:
p.258
Poem Title:
Throw the Wood Laddie.
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First Line:
The pauky and Carle came over the lee
Page No:
pp.259-261
Poem Title:
The Gaberlunzie-Man.
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First Line:
Ye gales that gently wave the sea
Page No:
p.262
Poem Title:
The bonny Scot. To the Tune of, The Beat-Man.
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First Line:
Tibby has a store of charms
Page No:
p.263
Poem Title:
Genty Tibby, and sonsy Nelly. To the Tune of, Tibby Fowler in the Glen.
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