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Ballad - Roud Number: V4233

Title: A new game at cards. Or, The three nimble shuffling cheaters

First Line: You gallants all that love to play


ESTC: R234830

Subjects:  Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46A2: Social contrast
61I(ENGLISH REVOLUTION): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)
45C12(STAFF): Weapons for striking a blow (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals
46A11: Division into classes (~ society)
25A13: Globe
44B610: Allegory, personification of good government
44F: Revolution, revolt


Shelfmark: Wood 401(147)

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