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Viewing: Harding B 11(1626)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3844

Title: I don't mean to tell you her name

First Line: Where grow the sweetest of flowers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V955

Title: The boys that carry the hod

First Line: I am an Irish boy so friskey

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
25G11: Groups of trees
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
43C911: Man dancing alone
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)



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