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  • Tags: ballads and songs

A collection of ballads, recitations, and verse, including a death-song of a Native American chief, a martyr’s lament who refuses to leave her husband’s side as he is tortured to death, a humorous song about an aging widow and a dyer, a celebration…

This song tells the humorous story of a young man who gets caught up in a tavern brawl after a night of drinking, with many descriptions of common Vices and Virtues which are involved. The song is followed by a speech that extolls the virtues of…

A fairy tale in which a King is resolved to marry his own daughter due to her extraordinary beauty. When her protests are ignored, the Princess tricks her father into having a golden bull made for her, which she hides in when her father comes for…
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