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Ballad - Roud Number: V2954

Title: The messenger defeated: or, The lawyer's escape. A new ballad

First Line: Scarce did the grey-ey'd dawn appear

Tune: Hey boys up we go


ESTC: T192368


IconClass Codes:
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
33C226: Interrupted meeting, lovers caught by surprise
41A31: Fa├žade (of house or building)
44G316: Escape, escape attempts
33C222(+0): Man (lover) entering through window (+ variant)
31A237: Hanging figure (by the arms, legs, etc.)
41A7633: Sheet


Shelfmark: Harding B 4(90)

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