Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


The illustration bears the initials T.V. in lower left corner.


Ballad - Roud Number: V24054

Title: The shepherds delight. Both by day and by night

First Line: What an innocent loving life shepheards do lead

Tune: Now the tyrant has stolen my dearest away

Themes:  FoodAmusementsMusicGames


IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A621: Pergola
92D1: (story of) Cupid, Amor (Eros)
25I13: Public gardens, park
92D18(BOW): Attributes of Cupid: bow
92D18(QUIVER): Attributes of Cupid: quiver
92D19164: Cupids together with attributes of the arts, sciences, etc.


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(48)

Notes:  The sheet is holed.

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