Broadside Ballads Online

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The same illustration appears in Harding B 11(3987).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village beauty

First Line: See the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bound

Themes:  SeductionProstitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3208

Title: The sister-in-law

First Line: Attend, my good friends, and list to my rhymes


IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
24A2: Sunset
43B144: Picking flowers


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2954

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