Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3144

Title: Betty darling or Spring and winter

First Line: The birds are sweetly singing, Betty darling

Authors:  Youd, John

Themes:  Social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 441

Title: The fit comes on me now

First Line: It was on a Easter Monday, in the spring time of the year

Themes:  Marriage - women


IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
34B12: Cat
42A37: Watching a sleeping child
42A411: Cradle, crib
41D211: Dress, gown
31A25312(+82): Head held in the hand(s), with elbows leaning on an elevation or on the knees (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41A7211: Stool


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(264)

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