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Ballad - Roud Number: V19686

Title: The new way to make love; or, The crafty doctor's medicine to gain a fair lady

First Line: Young lovers, for love I'd not have you despair


ESTC: T195377

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45C221: Helmet
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
31A233: Kneeling figure
31B6(+917): Morphology of human expression (+ beseeching)
45M2: Soldiers and civilians
45K21: Siege
45L1: Surrender ~ war

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
41D211: Dress, gown
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
41D231: Trousers, breeches
41D222: Neck-gear ~ clothing


Shelfmark: Harding B 6(89)

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