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[M. Flesher for F. Grove, 1630]


Ballad - Roud Number: V1185

Title: I tell you, John Jarret, you'l breake: or John Jarrets wives counsell to her husband, to have care to his estate in this hard time lest he turne bankerout

First Line: Pray gentle John Jarret, give eare to my words

Tune: The wiving age

Themes:  Domestic economy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46A16: The rich
41D131: Dandy, beau
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A16: The rich
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'
41D262: Fan
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C1462: Spur
46A13: Commoners

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'
41D262: Fan
41D211: Dress, gown
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(82)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:170-171.

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