Rhymes of Northern Bards
Being a Curious Collection of Old and New Songs and Poems,
Peculiar to the Counties of Newcastle upon Tyne,
Northumberland, and Durham
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Rhymes of Northern Bards Being a Curious Collection of Old and New Songs and Poems, Peculiar to the Counties of Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, and Durham

By Various
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  • RHYMES OF Northern Bards:
  • LINES SENT TO THE EDITOR AND PRINTER.
  • PREFACE.
  • VERSES ON NORTHUMBERLAND MINSTRELSY.
  • SONGS.
  • WEEL MAY THE KEEL ROW.
  • THE NEW KEEL ROW.
  • BONNY KEEL LADDIE.
  • THE LITTLE P.D.
  • MA’ CANNY HINNY.
  • DOL LI A.
  • THE TYNE.
  • BLACKETT’s FIELD.
  • KIVER AWA’.
  • BRITANNIA’S VOLUNTEERS.
  • JOHN DIGGONS.
  • TRAFALGAR’S BATTLE.
  • CHESTER WELL.
  • NEWCASTLE BEER.
  • MY LORD ’SIZE; Or, Newcastle in an Uproar.
  • BOB CRANKY’s ’SIZE SUNDAY.
  • BOB CRANKY’s COMPLAINT.
  • THE BONNY GEATSIDERS.—1805.
  • BOB CRANKY’s ADIEU.
  • O NO, MY LOVE, NO.
  • DELIA’s ANSWER.
  • THE COLLIERS RANT.
  • WALKER PITS.
  • THE BONNY PIT LADDIE.
  • THE PITMAN’s REVENGE AGAINST BUONAPARTE.
  • THE COLLIERS’ PAY WEEK.
  • THE QUAYSIDE SHAVER.
  • SWALWELL HOPPING.
  • THE SANDGATE GIRL’s LAMENTATION.
  • A curious Description of the City of Sandgate, Wrote some Years ago.
  • THE CROW’S NEST,
  • SONS OF THE TYNE.—1805.
  • JESMOND MILL.
  • PANDON DEAN.
  • NANNY OF THE TYNE.
  • THE BLUE BELL OF GATESHEAD.
  • THE NEWCASTLE SIGNS.
  • THE NEWCASTLE BELLMAN.
  • OXYGEN GAS.
  • THE BARDS OF THE TYNE.
  • AN ANSWER TO THE FOREGOING.
  • THE RAREE SHOW MAN.
  • BARBER’s NEWS: OR, Shields in an Uproar!!!
  • SONG,
  • A RARE CURIOSITY: OR, CROW’S NEST IN GATESHEAD. A NEW SONG.
  • THE FRENCH INVASION.
  • BLYTH CAMPS: Or, the Girl I left behind Me.
  • BEAUMONT’s LIGHT HORSE.
  • A Song in Praise of the KEELMEN VOLUNTEERS. On board the Lapwing Frigate.
  • THE SONS OF THE TYNE: OR, British Volunteers.
  • MARY OF THE TYNE.
  • NEWCASTLE FAIR—October, 1811.
  • THE NEWCASTLE BEAUTIES.
  • SONG, On the Address of the Newcastle House of Lords, on turning out Lord North, and Mr Fox.
  • THE ADDRESS OF SIR J. DUNCAN, AND CO.
  • AN ELEGY, TO THE MEMORY OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORD RAVENSWORTH.
  • LINES ON THE DEATH OF JOHN, LORD DELAVAL;
  • THE WALLSEND RIFLE CORPS.
  • SONG. Written on the King’s Birth-day, 1808.
  • THE TOKEN MONGER. A SONG.
  • The following Dialogue, in bad Prose, was overheard by the Person who now attempts it in bad Verse.
  • FOOTY AGAIN THE WALL.
  • THE BATTLE OF OTTERBURN.
  • A FYTTE.
  • THE BATTLE OF OTTERBOURNE.
  • THE HUNTING OF THE CHYVIAT.
    • (FIT THE SECOND.)
  • THE HUNTING IN CHEVY CHASE.
  • AN OLD SONG ON THE BATTLE OF FLODDEN.
  • THE FLOWERS OF THE FOREST; Or, Flodden Field.
  • VERSES ON JAMES THE IVth, OF SCOTLAND. Who fell at the Battle of Flodden.
  • THE BATTLE OF REID SQUAIR.
  • FAIR ‘MABEL’ OF WALLINGTON.
  • VERSES
  • THE BATTLE OF HUMBLEDOWN HILL.
  • THE LAIDLEY WORM OF SPINDLESTON-HEUGH.
  • THE FISHER LADDIE.
  • THE KYE’s COME HOME.
  • SONG.
  • EPITAPH ON WILLIAM BELL, LATE A RESIDENT ON GATESHEAD FELL.
  • AN EXCELLENT BALLAD On the Sickness, Death, and Burial, OF ECKY’s MARE;
  • STANZAS, Addressed to Northumbria.
  • THOMAS WHITTLE.
  • THE MIDFORD GALLOWAY’s RAMBLE.
  • THE INSIPIDS: OR, The Mistress with her Multitude of Man Servants.
  • SAWNEY OGILBY’s DUEL WITH HIS WIFE.
  • SONG ON WILLIAM CARSTAIRS, SCHOOLMASTER.
  • THOMAS WHITTLE, HIS HUMOROUS LETTER, TO MASTER MOODY, THE RAZOR-SETTER.
  • THE LITTLE PRIEST OF FELTON.
  • THE FELTON GARLAND.
  • FROM THE SWAINS OF FELTON, TO THE Shepherds of Lanthernside, Northumberland, 1787.
  • ON THE DEPARTURE OF Mr GREY, OF FELTON, Who died on Saturday, August 12th, 1775.
  • CARR OF ETAL.
  • BEDLINGTON TRAGEDY. A FRAGMENT.
  • Hotspur: A BALLAD; In the Manner of the Ancient Minstrels.
  • LEGEND OF SEWEN SHIELDS CASTLE.
  • The following Lines are cut on a Tombstone in Haltwhistle Church Yard, Northumberland.
  • LINES Written at an Inn, in that very retired and romantic Part of Northumberland, the Banks of the ALLAN.
  • LUCY GRAY OF ALLENDALE.
  • HALTWHISTLE FAIR.
  • ANNA OF THE TYNE.
  • THE TYNE.
  • THE SPRING.
  • THE BANKS OF THE TYNE.
  • A SONG,
  • HOBBY ELLIOTT.
  • THE RISING OF THE CLANS IN 1715.
  • ON THE FIRST REBELLION.—1715.
  • A Fragment of a Song, on the Lord of Derwentwater.
  • VERSES On a perspective View of Dilston Hall, the Seat of the unfortunate James, Earl of Derwentwater.
  • HEXHAM WOOD.
  • THE LOYAL HEXHAM VOLUNTEERS.
  • THE JOLLY PARSON.
  • THE COCKLE PARK EWES’ RAMBLE.
    • PART I.
    • PART II.
    • PART III.
  • SONG.
  • THE PLOUGHMAN.
  • THE FLOWER OF ROTHBURY FOREST.
  • THE PIPER AT CAPHEATON.
  • Mary Gamal, the Vicar of Kirk Whelpington’s Daughter, is gone off with Nichol Clark, his Servant Man.
  • SONG.
  • THE WATER OF TYNE.
  • ANDREW CARR.
  • SONG.
  • LINES ON JOHN THOMPSON,
  • THE PITMAN.
  • A SONG
  • LONG FRAMLINGTON FAIR, (OR TRYST)
  • GO ALL TO COQUET AND WOO.
  • THE FRACTIOUS FARMER. A SONG.—1792.
  • SATYR UPON WOMEN.
  • TWEED SIDE.
  • A SONG, Pasted upon the Walls, and scattered about the Town of Rothbury, several Years ago.
  • SONG.
  • LITTLE BILLY.
  • SAIR FAIL’D HINNY.
  • THE HARE SKIN.
  • LIMBO.
  • A NEW SONG, For the Year 1764.
  • STOCKTON’S COMMENDATION.
  • THE NEW WAY OF STOCKTON’S COMMENDATION.
  • HARK TO WINCHESTER: OR, THE Yorkshire Volunteers’ Farewell to the good Folks of Stockton.
  • STOCKTON’s COMMENDATION.
  • THE BARNARDCASTLE TRAGEDY.
  • A SONG IN PRAISE OF THE DURHAM MILITIA.
  • THE LASS OF COCKERTON.
  • ROOKHOPE-RYDE.
  • THE SEDGFIELD FROLIC.
  • BOBBY SHAFTOE.
  • THE PLEASURES OF SUNDERLAND.
  • THE FROLICSOME OLD WOMEN OF SUNDERLAND: Or, The Disappointed Young Maids.
  • SUNDERLAND BRIDGE.
  • ELSIE MARLEY, An Alewife at Picktree, near Chester-le-Street.
  • CHESTER LADS FOR EVER.
  • LUMLEY LEADS TO GLORY.
  • CHESTER VOLUNTEERS.
  • THE DURHAM VOLUNTEERS.
  • DURHAM OLD WOMEN.
  • EPITAPH On John Simpson, of Hamsterly, Woolcomber.
  • ODE To the River Darwent.
  • THE HEXHAMSHIRE LASS.
  • The Northumbrian’s Sigh for his native Country.
  • A YOU A, HINNY BURD.
  • UP THE RAW.
  • BROOM BUSOMS.
  • THE WAGGONER.
  • BRANDLING AND RIDLEY.
  • MY LADDIE.
  • THE SANDGATE LASSIE’s LAMENT.
  • THE INVITATION.
  • A SONG,
  • A SOUTH SHIELDS SONG ON THE SAILORS.
  • A NORTH SHIELDS SONG.
  • MONKSEATON RACES.
  • THE ALARM!!! Or, Lord Fauconberg’s March.
  • THE PATRIOT VOLUNTEERS: OR, Loyally Display’d.
  • CULL, alias SILLY BILLY, Of Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • CANNY NEWCASSEL.
  • CROAKUM REDIVIVUS.
  • THE ANTIGALLICAN PRIVATEER.
  • A NEW SONG, On the Opening of Jarrow Colliery, 1803.
  • THE PEACOCK AND THE HEN.
  • THE TYNE, A FRAGMENT.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INDEX.
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