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Viewing: Harding B 11(1103)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman outwitted

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea

Themes:  Smuggling


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2553

Title: Isle of beauty

First Line: Shades of evening close not o'er us

Themes:  Emigration


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
33A2: Taking leave
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A351: Terrace
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
25G11: Groups of trees
31A533: Styles of hairdress
25G(+25): Plants; vegetation (+ tendril, twine)
41A64: Garden ornaments



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