"General Big-talk," the Yankee balladist called him when once the siege was in progress.
We see that the English balladist is an unwarlike literary hack.
Or a balladist, man or woman, took the centre, and sang towards our compassionate windows.
The picture drawn by the balladist is graphic in the extreme.
Indeed your balladist, like Allan Breck Stewart, was never a bigoted partisan of the law.
So far as we are aware, only one balladist has found any genuine inspiration in it.
This fact we may accept; but the question comes up: Is Homer such a balladist and nothing more?
The balladist's line was realized for him: "It is hard to give the hand where the heart can never be."
But according to the balladist his career, on one occasion, had well nigh terminated disastrously.
So that here at least we have a vague echo of the name of a balladist and of a ballad-air composer.