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Harding B 3(49) has the same cut

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Viewing: Harding B 3(48)

Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen's cruelty: or the Young man's tragedy

First Line: In Scarlet town where I was bound


ESTC: T21369

Themes:  Rejected suitor


IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
42EE224: 'pleurants' - EE - female
42E141: Coffin
42E441: Laying flowers or wreath on grave
31AA2711(+73): Walking - AA - female human figure (+ three persons)
42E121: Hearse-cloth, hearse-pall, 'pannus funeralis'

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