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The woodblock has been mutilated, affecting the eyes of the two figures; compare to Douce Ballads 3(28b).



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(6b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4410

Title: The careful wife's good counsel; and the husband's firm resolution to reform his life, in order to lay up something for a rainy-day

First Line: Kind husband, if you mean to thrive

Tune: The spinning wheel

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ESTC: N70795

Themes:  WealthThrift


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
25H18: Cultivated land
33C21: Courting
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
41D262: Fan
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood



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