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Viewing: Don. b.13(72)

Sheet Notes:  Torn at lower edge

Ballad - Roud Number: V9724

Title: The poets dream: or, The great out-cry and lamentable complaint of the land against bayliffs and their dogs

First Line: As I lay slumbering in a dream

Tune: Sawny

References:

ESTC: R227331

Themes:  DebtEconomy and trade - 17th century


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45D313: Private soldier
41D23321: Boots
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
46C1462: Spur



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