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    between 1672 and 1696


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(95a)

Ballad

Title: The Hartford-shire damosel in great distress

First Line: You pritty damsels fair and young

Tune: My father gave me house and land

References:

ESTC: R233130

Themes:  Marriage prospects


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
41A622: Summer-house, arbour, garden-house (Dutch: 'theekoepel')

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31A2711: Walking
41D921: 'décolleté'
25I28: Outskirts of village
41D262: Fan
31B6(+911): Morphology of human expression (+ saluting, showing reverence)



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