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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(4a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V17645

Title: Bite upon bite: or, The miser outwitted by the country lass

First Line: You pretty young maidens, I'd have you draw near

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ESTC: N70794

Themes:  ProstitutionPaternity


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
25I28: Outskirts of village
46BB25: Going to the market - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce
31AA2711: Walking - AA - female human figure
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3421: Hen-pecked husband
42A411: Cradle, crib
33A59: Bad companions
42B71: Family life at home
42A4: Infant, baby
31A25113(+82): Arm raised, with fist (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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