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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(93a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V9641

Title: The happy man; or, Content is a continual feast

First Line: All you that desire most happy to be

Tune: Touch of the times

References:

ESTC: R233128

Themes:  Wealth


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
41D223(SASH): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
33A13: Meeting
46B46: Contract of sale
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
46B44: Paying (~ commerce) (here also repayment of debt, etc.)

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)



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