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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(83a)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: A pleasant new ballad to sing ev'ning and morn, of the bloody murder of sir John Barley corn

First Line: As I went through the North country

Tune: Shall I lye beyond thee

Themes:  Beer


2nd Ballad

Title: A pleasant old ballad to look upon, how master Malt deals with every man

First Line: Master Malt is a gentleman

Themes:  DrunkennessTradesmenBeer


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
46B354: Signboard

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C12: Drinking
41C71(+1): Alcoholic drinks (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)



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