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    between 1736 and 1763


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 3(96a)

Ballad - Roud Number: V2183

Title: The tragical ballad: or, The lady who fell in love with her serving-man

First Line: Good people pray attend

References:

ESTC: N13815

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusServantsCruel parentsTransvestismWomen soldiers


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
31AA231(+72): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ two persons)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
42D11: Proposal, declaration of love
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room



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