The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, Volume 5, Issue 2

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Francis James Child
Houghton, Mifflin, 1898 - Ballads, English

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Page 392 - WIT AND MIRTH ; or, PILLS TO PURGE MELANCHOLY. Being a Collection of the best Merry Ballads and Songs, Old and New. Fitted to all Humours, having each their proper Tune for either Voice or Instrument ; most of the Songs being new set.
Page 466 - And they twa met, and they twa plat, And fain they wad be near; And a' the warld might ken right weel, They were twa lovers dear.
Page 394 - Some ancient Christmas Carols, with the tunes to which they were formerly sung in the West of England; together with two ancient Ballads, a Dialogue, &c.
Page 391 - Niladwaj, the first ruler. lu the end of the 15th or beginning of the 16th century...
Page 393 - Select Scottish Songs, ancient and modern ; with critical Observations and biographical Notices, by Robert Burns.
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