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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1479

Title: John the miller

First Line: John the miller stout and bold

Themes:  Sexual intercourseVenereal disease


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7511

Title: Weaver lass

First Line: You lads and lasses far and near

Themes:  Sexual intercourse


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IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
45D313: Private soldier
46C13141: Horse
46A14: Farmers
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
41D3: Folk costume, regional costume
25F34: Owls
29A1: 'mundus inversus', the reversed world, the topsy-turvy world, 'le monde bestourné'
25F37(HERON): Shore-birds and wading-birds: heron



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