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    between 1683 and 1706


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(176b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V25902

Title: The pensive lover or The damosels crosses crown'd with comfort

First Line: O pity a harmless maid

Tune: Grim king of the ghosts

References:

ESTC: R227327


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
25I28: Outskirts of village
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H217: River bank
31AA54(+3): Washing and bathing - AA - in the open air (+ many persons)
33C234: (lovers) caressing each other
31A552: Undressing oneself, getting undressed
33C87: Peeping, voyeur

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
31E238: Seeking death, suicide

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword



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