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Viewing: Wood E 25(76)

Ballad - Roud Number: V6058

Title: The unhappy marriage, or A warning to covetous parents

First Line: Jenny she was a wanton girl

Tune: Jenny she was a wanton lass

References:

ESTC: R185864

Themes:  Cruel fatherForced marriage


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
11Q73262: Couple before the priest ~ marriage

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D223(SHAWL)(+82): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME) (+ women's clothes)
57A641: Discretion, Modesty; 'Discretione', 'Modestia' (Ripa)
31A2516(+82): Arm or hand held in front of the body (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)



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