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Viewing: Douce Ballads 4(34)

Ballad - Roud Number: V477

Title: The unhappy lady of Hackney

First Line: You youthful charming ladies fair

Themes:  Adultery


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IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
33C21: Courting
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
31B621(+918): Morphology of facial expression ~ eyes (+ caressing, courting, making love)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
25F34: Owls
41D262: Fan
25H172: 'locus amoenus' motif; pleasant place with trees (~ taste), meadows (~ sight), spring or brook (~ feeling), singing birds (~ hearing) and flowers (~ smell)



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