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Definitiona 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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