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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(67)

Sheet Notes:  Torn lower edge; lacking imprint.

Ballad - Roud Number: 140

Title: The nightingales song, or, the Souldiers rare musick, and maids recreation

First Line: As I went forth one sun-shining day

Tune: No, no, no, not I

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSoldiersSexual intercourse


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
41D921: 'décolleté'
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D2661: Necklace

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F39(CUCKOO): Other birds: cuckoo



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