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    between 1683 and 1706


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(246a)

Ballad

Title: The West countrey maids lamentation for the loss of her maiden-head

First Line: Long time I lamented

Tune: Over hills and high mountains

References:

ESTC: R234085

Themes:  Seduction


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
41A33: Window
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
49M32: Book
11Q21: One person praying
11Q51: Reading the Bible or other religious books
31AA2522: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands
49N21: Lectern ~ reading

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41A622: Summer-house, arbour, garden-house (Dutch: 'theekoepel')

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan

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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