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ballad
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition a song (or poem) that tells a story
  • I'd rather have a ballad, though: begin.'
    Chapter 23 (73% in)
  • Sit quite still and don't talk: but you may sing a song, if you can sing; or you may say a nice long interesting ballad — one of those you promised to teach me; or a story.
    Chapter 23 (73% in)
  • 'And listen,' she continued, provokingly, commencing a verse of an old ballad in the same fashion.
    Chapter 31 (61% in)

There are no more uses of "ballad" in Wuthering Heights.

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