Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1671 and 1704


Printed for J. Deacon, at the Angel in Guiltspur-Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V33148

Title: The answer to the buxome virgin, or, The farmer well-fitted, for slighting his first love honest Joan

First Line: The country farmer is now undone

Tune: The countrey-farmer, or, The buxome virgin


ESTC: R227034

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
25F3: Birds
25I244: Village square, place
43AA2(+6): Private festivities, merry company - AA - in the open air, 'fĂȘte champĂȘtre' (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
43B313: Pavement, terrace in front of inn or restaurant
41A191: Tent

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
46C5131: Asking the way


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(4b)

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