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    between 1672 and 1696


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(60a)

Sheet Notes:  Cropped right edge

Ballad

Title: The doting old dad, or, The unequal match betwixt a rich muckworm of fourscore and ten, and a young lass scarce nineteen

First Line: There was a young damsel of late

Tune: All trades

References:

ESTC: R214509

Themes:  Marriage - age difference


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31AA2511(+81): Arm raised upward - AA - both arms or hands (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D2657: Shoulder-belt, bandoleer
46C1462: Spur

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D262: Fan
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
31A2511(+82): Arm raised upward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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