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Viewing: Harding B 11(101)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V144

Title: The archer boy

First Line: Oh, blame him not, the archer boy


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12733

Title: Nan of the valley

First Line: 'Twas down by yon grove where the sweet violets grow


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 948

Title: The unkind shepherdess

First Line: I'll spread these green branches all over her young

Notes:  Harding B 25(1975) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Letter-writingServantsShepherds


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: I love thee night and day love

First Line: Be mine dear maid the faithful heart


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45H3: Battle
45C15(BOW AND ARROW)(+1): Archer's weapons: bow and arrow (+ during the battle)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
34B11: Dog
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2213: Shepherd's crook
47I2211: Herd, flock
31AA2363: Lying on one side, stretched out - AA - female human figure
25G3: Trees
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)



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