Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 39(30)

Sheet Notes:  Harding B 39(30) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 3(63b).

Ballad - Roud Number: V477

Title: Mirth after sorrow

First Line: You charming youthful ladies bright


ESTC: T39416

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel father


IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
13A1: Spirit, ghost
41B31: Candle
41A23: Bedroom
31B11: Sleeping in bed
33C233: (lovers) embracing each other, 'symplegma'
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
31B17: Waking up

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