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Viewing: Harding B 12(85)

Ballad - Roud Number: V5448

Title: The primrose girl

First Line: Come buy of poor Kate the primroses I sell

Themes:  Street traders


IconClass Codes:
46BB221: Street-trader - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce
31A2711: Walking
25H217: River bank
41A14: Urban housing
41A7751: Container made of plant material other than wood: basket
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers
25I2451: Bridge in village across river, canal, etc.

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