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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(203a)

Sheet Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(203a); MS. annotations: Alternative tune title supplied in MS: Tis nany nany nany o ye love I bear

Ballad

Title: The shepherds glory: or, A pleasant song o' th shepherd swain

First Line: Now I am in a merry vein

Tune: True love rewarded with loyalty

References:

ESTC: R228554

Themes:  ReligionShepherds


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
92D1916: Cupids: 'amores', 'amoretti', 'putti'
25G41(LILY): Flowers: lily

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221(+22): Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc. (+ women (labourers))

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.



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