Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

Sheet Music for "Tho' Late I was Plump"


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“Moll Roe” was used for air 10 in the Poor Soldier (1783), but with a most unusual indicated tune name: “There was a School Mistress in Limerick.” Calliope: or, The Musical Miscellany (London: C. Elliot and T. Kay, 1788), 200. Author’s collection

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“Sheet Music for "Tho' Late I was Plump",” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed May 25, 2018,