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Printed for S. Bates, in Gilt-spur-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V6143

Title: The merry hay-makers, or Pleasant pastime, between the young- men and maids, in the pleasant meadows

First Line: In our country, in our country


ESTC: N69902

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D261: Handkerchief
42D13: Requesting the bride's parents' permission

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
43B144: Picking flowers

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
33C29: The envious friends; criticizing bystanders ~ love couple

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
33C21: Courting
25H13: Coast


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(154)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(12)

Notes:  Harding B 39(12) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(154).

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