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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(29b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V8226

Title: The coy cook-maid, who was courted importunately by Irish, Welsh, Spanish, French and Dutch, but at last was conquered by a poor English taylor

First Line: Joan scrub'd up her rooms, made all things clean

Tune: There was a brisk lass

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ESTC: R232924

Themes:  TailorsNationality


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IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)



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