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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1673 and 1686

Notes:

Amintas and Claudia is Douce Ballads 1(6a)



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(9a)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided

Ballad - Roud Number: V8231

Title: The amorous shepherd, and coy shepherdess, or, An answer to Amintas and Claudia

First Line: Clear was the morning and azure the skie

Tune: Calm was the evening, &c

References:

ESTC: R232859

Themes:  Pastoral


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
25H172: 'locus amoenus' motif; pleasant place with trees (~ taste), meadows (~ sight), spring or brook (~ feeling), singing birds (~ hearing) and flowers (~ smell)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D223(DOUBLET): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
49G11: Barber; surgeon
47D8(SCISSORS): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: scissors

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I14: Harvest
23D43: Summer, 'Aestas'; 'Estate' (Ripa)
92M18(CORN-SHEAF): Sheaf of corn as attribute of Ceres



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