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Quotes of ballad

  1. I was kind of known as a ballad singer People would send ballads Some of them would go over my shoulder and float off the top of my head and I just didn't feel anything Then I would hear a song that would absolutely shake me – Rita Coolidge
  2. So I did 'Something Happened on the Way to Heaven' and the original version is a ballad The original Phil record is uptempo but we slowed it down and made it a ballad – Deborah Cox
  3. When I first heard that song it was a ballad but it had a lot more It felt like a gospel song when I first heard it and it just moved me – Deborah Cox
  4. But I think beautiful is simple and elegant like a ballad with simple harmony – John Fogerty
  5. A ballad once in a while doesn't go amiss – Chrissie Hynde
  6. I wanted to bring back that big ballad type of music that we used to love so much Whitney Houston Mariah Carey when they first came out that's what I grew up singing – LaToya London
  7. And like the old soldier in that ballad I now close my military career and just fade away an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the sight to see that duty – Douglas MacArthur
  8. Like the old soldier of the ballad I now close my military career and just fade away an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty Goodbye – Douglas MacArthur

Usage examples for ballad

  1. Single simple adjectives thus placed after their substantive belong to the poetry of England and especially to the ballad poetry sighs profound the leaves green – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. As the ballad of a northern minstrel says the gold horned bull of the Nevilles the silver crescent of the Percies vanished from the field the chiefs themselves fled over the Scotch border their troops dispersed their declared partisans underwent the severest punishments – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  3. Not far off is another small lake Loch Awe which has invisible advantages over Loch Borlan yet there the trout are or were fat and fair of flesh like Tamlane in the ballad – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
  4. “ Judith said nothing but bound up my wound and like the well conducted person of the ballad went on cutting bread and butter – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  5. By the time the ballad was finished and a chorus was in full swing Mrs Fox had been carried away by Mr Bright to make a fourth at auction in another room – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  6. “ For this he was prosecuted by that gentleman as he then thought somewhat too severely and in order to revenge that ill usage he made a ballad upon him – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  7. He knew nothing for instance of music but he could sit down to the piano and accompany after a fashion a woman who consented after much pressing to sing a ballad learned by heart in a month of hard practice – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  8. He was it would seem from the ballad a brother of the laird of Mangertoun chief of the name – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott
  9. The public began to ask for Wilde's books and found it almost impossible to obtain them for the Ballad of Reading Gaol published while its author was still alive had not stimulated any general demand for other works – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  10. There is the note of hope in an almost hopeless fight in The Ballad of the White Horse – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  11. The folk tale and the ballad gave him the suggestion he needed – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  12. Now let me write out that no I will send the old ballad I told you of for the strange coincidence and it is very charming beside is it not – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  13. It was sent to Fouque by his friend Edward Hitzig with a request that he would compose a ballad on it – Sintram and His Companions by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. It is the simplicity that makes it so touching like the words of an old ballad – Hospital Sketches by Robert Swain Peabody
  15. Now we know all that can be known about the copy of the ballad which in 1805 Scott received from Hogg ” – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang
  16. Stepping in she sat down and gave Moor another surprise as from her slender throat there came a voice whose power and pathos made a tragedy of the simple ballad she was singing – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  17. “ Drayton's heart too was in his work as he had proved long before by the noble ballad on King Harry reprinted in this volume – The Battaile of Agincourt by Michael Drayton
  18. The old ballad of the husbandman which has come down to us from a very early date indeed already hints at some such satisfactory state of things – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
  19. The explanation of this striking group I found in an old ballad legend – Legends of the Madonna by Mrs. Jameson
  20. She was not from a technical view perhaps a finished singer but Western audiences can feel if for the most part they cannot criticise and I think she drove the full meaning of the old Irish ballad home to the hearts of all of them – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss

Rhymes for ballad