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Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Green bushes

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Themes:  Rejected suitorClothing


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
25H18: Cultivated land
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village
47I15(RAKE): Agricultural implements: rake
46A212: Giving alms or other charity, e.g.: handing out food


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(146)

Notes:  Slip

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