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Date
    between 1683 and 1696

Notes:

Don. b.13(82) is another issue.



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(190b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V11276

Title: The scolding wives vindication: or, An answer to the Cuckold's complaint

First Line: I have been abus'd of late

Tune: The cuckold's complaint

References:

ESTC: R235471

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldryDomestic violence


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
41D283: Mask

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.
42D37: Partner deceived

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
41D262: Fan
24A6: Sun represented as face, wheel, etc.

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B8: Fool, simpleton, numskull
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
46C13142(+7333): Ass, donkey (+ ears of an animal)



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