Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Cole [sic], T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


For identification of the second illustration, see Edward Hodnett, Aesop in England (1979), Pl. 34.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29499

Title: The lovers joy and grief, or, A young-mans relation, in a pittiful fashion.

First Line: Amongst the nine, of nymphs divine

Tune: Young men and maids

Themes:  Classical mythology

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D261: Handkerchief

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42F5: House personnel, servants
41C241: Cellar
41B31: Candle
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41A34: Staircase
25F26(RAT): Rodents: rat
31A2725: Descending


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(208)

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