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Viewing: Don. b.13(111)

Ballad - Roud Number: V9306

Title: The youngmans careless wooing: and the witty maids replication; all done out of old English proverbs

First Line: Down in an arbour devoted to Venus

Tune: Mars and Venus

References:

ESTC: R186956

Themes:  Proverbs


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
41D921: 'décolleté'
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
25I28: Outskirts of village
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)
48A9833(+2): Flowers ~ ornament (+ framing decorations)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
48A9833(+2): Flowers ~ ornament (+ framing decorations)



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