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    between 1672 and 1696


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(209a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V29198

Title: The sorrowful damsels lamentation for want of a husband

First Line: I am a poor maiden lives in great distress

Tune: The country farmer

References:

ESTC: R227381

Themes:  Marriage prospects


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
48A98312(+2): Tendrils ~ ornament (+ framing decorations)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
33C21: Courting
41A12: Castle
41D921: 'décolleté'
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D262: Fan



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