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Viewing: Don. b.13(89)

Ballad - Roud Number: V9424

Title: A prospective-glass for Christians; to behold the reigning sins of this age: or The complaint of truth and conscience against pride, envy, hatred, and malice

First Line: As in a slumber I was laid

Tune: Monstrous women

References:

ESTC: R227339

Themes:  WealthMorality


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B2: Historical persons
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
23T27(XVII): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)

2nd Illustration

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

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose



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