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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(10b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V30408

Title: The answer to the Bonny Scot; or, The sorrowful complaint of the yielding lass

First Line: Behold, I pray, what's come to pass

Tune: The spinning-wheel

Notes:  The bonny Scot is Douce Ballads 1(19b)

References:

ESTC: R235593

Themes:  Seduction


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47H313: Spinning-wheel

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11R512: (woman) looking in a mirror ~ scene symbolizing 'Vanitas'
25F35(PEACOCK): Ornamental birds: peacock
31AA51111: Reflection (in a mirror) - AA - (for) women

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B8: Fool, simpleton, numskull
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
46C13142(+7333): Ass, donkey (+ ears of an animal)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A33: Window
41A23: Bedroom
41A761: Bed
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other



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