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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(206b)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided; title cropped. The two halves are attached to the page in reverse order. The first and second illustrations are versions of the same composition.

Ballad - Roud Number: V8249

Title: The Scottish lasses complaint for Sawny's unkindness: or, Her constant resolution in distress

First Line: Sawny was talle, and of noble race

Tune: Sawny will ne'r be my love again

References:

ESTC: R233829

Subjects:  ScotlandLondon (England)

Themes:  Unrequited love


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D223(SHAWL)(+81): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME) (+ men's clothes)
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
31A2513(+82): Arm stretched sidewards (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D223(SHAWL)(+81): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME) (+ men's clothes)
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7524: One person playing percussion instrument



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