Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

Volume 1 of 8 from 1860 edition

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Xll                                  PREFACE.
Britain for us to expect much more from tradi­tion.
Certain short romances which formerly stood in the First Book, have been dropped from this second Edition, in order to give the collection a homogeneous character. One or two ballads have been added, and some of the prefaces considera­bly enlarged. •                                    F. J. C.
May, 1860.