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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(70)

Ballad - Roud Number: V28580

Title: A merry life and a short: or, The way to bring a noble to nine-pence

First Line: The world it goes merrily round

Themes:  ProstitutionMoney


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F33(HAWK): Predatory birds: hawk

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31A231: Standing figure

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A2512(+81): Arm stretched forward (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))



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