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Viewing: Firth c.12(1)

Ballad - Roud Number: V15425

Title: The blind sailor

First Line: Come never seem to mind it

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors - wounded in battle


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
34B11: Dog
46A151: Beggar
41A542: Gate, entrance
41D211: Dress, gown
41D223(SHAWL): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
25G11: Groups of trees
31A4111: Blind, blindness
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
46A212: Giving alms or other charity, e.g.: handing out food
31A42(+311): Human beings (legendary or not) of abnormal proportions, size, strength, etc. (+ nose)

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