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Ballad - Roud Number: 138

Title: The miller's advice to his three sons, in taking of toll

First Line: There was a miller who had three sons

Themes:  MillersEconomy and trade


IconClass Codes:
47I15(SPADE): Agricultural implements: spade
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
47D31: Windmill
41A12: Castle
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake
47D41: Watermill
42B7411: Father and son(s) (family group)
31E111: Making a testament
42E531: Inheritance
48C168(GARGOYLE): Other architectural details (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 4(44)

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