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Ballad - Roud Number: 22132

Title: A godly warning for all maidens, by the example of Gods judgement shewed upon one Jermans wife of Clifton

First Line: You dainty dames so finely fram'd

Tune: The ladies fall


ESTC: R233102

Themes:  GhostsRejected suitorSuicide

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
31E238: Seeking death, suicide
33B1: Quarrel, argument
33C321: Rivalry of men for the love of a woman; trying to get the skirt; 'Rivalità' (Ripa)
42D341: Dominating husband

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
13A1: Spirit, ghost
41B31: Candle
41A23: Bedroom
31B11: Sleeping in bed
11K43: Devil or demons attacking mortals
41A7612: Bed with tester
13B53: Devil demanding payment of the 'debt', e.g. devil carrying off a child promised to him by a pact


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(87b)

Notes:  Sheet divided

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