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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(82b)

Sheet Notes:  Cropped left edge. 2704 d.58(2) is a facsimile

Ballad - Roud Number: V22967

Title: The [f]aithful lovers of the West

First Line: Why should I thus complain of thee?

Tune: As I walked forth to take the air

Authors:  Blundun, William

References:

ESTC: R233064


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A2711: Walking
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

3rd 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

4th 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)



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