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Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(214)

Ballad - Roud Number: V20793

Title: The citizens joy, and the bone-lace-weavers happiness. Being a rare pattern for all lovers; shewing how a young man came out of the city, to wooe a maid in the country

First Line: Come all you young lovers, give ear to my ditty

Tune: Duval's delight

Authors:  Wade, John

Themes:  City vs. countryCourtship - difference in social statusCitizen in the country


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D262: Fan
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
25G41(LILY): Flowers: lily
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41A12: Castle
31A231: Standing figure
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2511(+82): Arm raised upward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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