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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1736 and 1763

Other printings:


Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(90a)


Title: The 'squire of St. James's

First Line: It is of a young 'squire I mean for to write


ESTC: N23486

Themes:  AdulteryPregnancy

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A23: Bedroom
41A7612: Bed with tester
33C234: (lovers) caressing each other

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G13: Magistracy, judges
42D37: Partner deceived

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C4: Coitus, cohabiting, sexual intercourse
41A7612: Bed with tester
42D371: With the unwanted third party
42D39: Adultery

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