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Date
    between 1623 and 1661


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Viewing: Don. b.13(4)

Ballad

Title: The batchelors delight

First Line: The world's a blister sweld with care

Tune: The king's delight

References:

ESTC: S121040

Themes:  Marriage - men


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood
41D222(RUFF): Neck-gear ~ clothing (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ (full) bust portrait)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
41D23321: Boots
49L51: Pen
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C1462: Spur
41D261: Handkerchief
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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