Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 1988

Sheet Notes:  Holed; lacks part of second ballad

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14066

Title: The pleasing wife, and satisfied husband

First Line: You married people, high and low, come listen unto me

Authors:  Morgan, John

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: O no we never mention her

First Line: Oh no [we never] mention her

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
45A: War and peace
41D2212: Phrygian bonnet
92B58(CADUCEUS): Caduceus (staff with two snakes, attribute of Mercury)
51E11: Freedom, Liberty; 'Libertà' (Ripa)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
25H13: Coast
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A25411: Walking arm in arm

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A9875: Ornament ~ festoon, garland

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