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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(10a)

Sheet Notes:  Additional tune title supplied in MS: Cold and raw

Ballad - Roud Number: V29863

Title: The answer to the London lasses folly: or, The new-found father discovered at the camp

First Line: You maidens wild, that were beguil'd

Tune: The journey-man shoe-maker

References:

ESTC: R227896

Themes:  PregnancyPaternity


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
41D262: Fan
41D263: Walking-stick, staff

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
33C21: Courting
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
41C7111: Glass of wine
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41B313: Candlestick
49M31: Single printed leaf: broadsheet, leaflet
41C7112: Bottle of wine



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