Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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A Lover's lamentation for the girl he left behind him; and Her answer

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Love
Farewells
Long-distance relationships
Sailors

First Line

I'm lonesome since I left the hills.
Ye maidens all, come pity me.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 280955
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm54135887
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191461293
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 156
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=280955
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Physical Dimensions

29 x 22 cm.

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Citation

“A Lover's lamentation for the girl he left behind him; and Her answer,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed December 7, 2022, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/156.