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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(37a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4809

Title: The gelding of the devil

First Line: A pretty jest I will you tell


ESTC: T40541

Subjects:  Nottingham (England)

Themes:  Bakers and bakeriesDevil, the


IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals
46C1318: Horse in motion
11K43: Devil or demons attacking mortals
33C71: Castration
34(+511): Man and animal (+ castration of animal)

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