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Broadside ballad entitled 'Thy Voice Is Near'


Thy Voice is Near,


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Thy voice is near me in my dreams,
In accents sweet and low,
Telling of happiness and love,
In days long, long ago.
Word after word I think I hear,
Yet strange it seems to me,
That though I listen to thy voice,
Thy face I never see.
Thy face I never see,
Thy face I never see,
That though I listen to thy voice,
Thy face I never see.

From night to night my weary heart
Lives on the treasur'd past,
And ev'ry day I fondly say,
He'll come to me at last.
But still I weep, I watch and pray,
As time runs slowly on,
And yet I have no hope but thee,
The first, the dearest one.
The first, the dearest one,
The first, the dearest one,
And yet I have no hope but thee,
The first, the dearest one.


Poor little Jim
Bauldie, come hame
Boys that carry the hod
Champagne Charlie
On board the Kangaroo
The sugar shop
German band
Married to a mermaid
Beloved eye   
Slap bang
Bridgeton weaver
Hankie Pankie
Lass for a chap that's shy
Tin-Pot Mary
Beautiful Nell
Charming lovely Rose
British working-man
Out on the spree
Dying gold-digger
Cronie o' mine
As round the ring she goes
Noisy swell
Worn-out tile
Nod your head
Jim, the carter lad
I always say I'm single
Jessie Henderson, or the Scotch mist
Broken-hearted shepherd
She'd a black and rolling eye
Miss Molloy
Parkhead weaver
Return o' the Gallowgate lad
Special constables
Green parasol
Organ grinder
Ill-used organ man
Railway porter
Nil desperandum
Two in the morning,
Wearing o' the green
Wee Joukeydaidles
Young man dressed in red
Oor wee Kate         
Pat and the whale
My bonnie wee wifie and I
Auld Robin the laird
Merry old Uncle Joe
Nanny that leeves next door
Just before the battle, mother
Susan's Sunday out
Five and twenty shillings a week
Sequel to Bauldie, come hame
Sandstone girl
Game at cards, or catch the ten
The nose
Poor Mr Wood
Fire, fire, fire
Jones' musical party
Kiss me, mother, ere I die
Star of Slaine
Susan's Sunday in
Riding on a donkey
Motto for every man
Bound for the harvest
Joe Muggins the farmer
Happy uncle Joe
Dashing Navvigator
Auld Robin the laird
Village blacksmith
Mocking bird
Father's love
Sal and Methusalam
Six magnificent bricks   
The widower that leeves on our stair

Saturday morning, Nov. 27, 1869.

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Date of publication: 1869   shelfmark: L.C.1269(169a)
Broadside ballad entitled 'Thy Voice Is Near'
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