Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 6(32)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13565

Title: A new song called The wandering sailor

First Line: The wandering sailor plows the main

Authors:  Andrews, M.P.Arnold, Dr.


ESTC: T195223

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5924

Title: A new song, Trip to Gretna-green

First Line: I can shoe a horse, or kiss a lass


ESTC: T195223

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V31598

Title: A new song, called Maid of the mill

First Line: I've kiss'd and I've prattled to fifty fair maids


ESTC: T195224

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1279

Title: A new song, called Female extravagance

First Line: Oft, too oft, by lucre led


ESTC: T195224

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
25G11: Groups of trees
33C22: Lovers' meeting
31A26211: One leg in front of the other, walking position

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A124: Knight
45C22: Armour
45C221: Helmet
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
45C14(LANCE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): lance

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