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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15533

Title: How's your poor feet

First Line: Come listen awhile to me

Tune: Old woman of Romford

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Dublin exhibition


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3000

Title: The maid of Bon Clody, and the lad she loves dear

First Line: Were you ever at the moss house where the birds do increase


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4285

Title: The seeings of life

First Line: The humours of Dublin sure is funny to see


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C714: Beer, ale
82A(JOHN BULL): Male literary characters (with NAME)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
44A51(ENGLAND): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3241: Door-knocker, doorbell
31D172: Ugly old woman, hag

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2(Charles I?): Historical person (with NAME)



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