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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: Paddy's ramble

First Line: Nine years ago I was digging of land

Themes:  Soldiers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13841

Title: Good and bad wives. A new song

First Line: A batchelor leads an easy life

Themes:  Bachelors


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45B31: Guard duty, keeping sentry
45C42: Barracks

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
46A131: Bourgeoisie, middle class, citizens, burghers
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


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Shelfmark: Harding B 28(218)


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