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    between 1672 and 1696


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(186a)

Sheet Notes:  Alternative tune title supplied in MS: Give ear to a frolicksome ditty

Ballad

Title: Roger and Mary: or, the loving couple in a great engagement

First Line: As Roger and Mary were toyling

Tune: Moggie's jealousie

References:

ESTC: R233661

Themes:  Sexual intercourse


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA533: Styles of hairdress - AA - ~ women
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
41D2661: Necklace

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
41D921: 'décolleté'
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
41D262: Fan
25I24: Public road in village



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