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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7560

Title: The constant pair

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens and a story I will tell

Subjects:  IndiaLiverpool (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusWomen sailors


2nd Ballad

Title: Vain are music's soothing sounds

First Line: Vain are music's soothing sounds


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
42D111: Man kneeling before his beloved (proposing)
41A542: Gate, entrance
25I14: Public road

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25H18: Cultivated land
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
47I123: Ploughing
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
24A11: Dawn
25I14: Public road


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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(679)


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