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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(6a)

Sheet Notes:  Sheet divided

Ballad - Roud Number: V12770

Title: Amintas and Claudia, or the merry shepherdess

First Line: Calm was the evening and clear was the sky

Tune: Calm was the evening, and clear was the sky

Notes:  The first three stanzas are by John Dryden

References:

ESTC: R214859


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I14: Harvest
23D43: Summer, 'Aestas'; 'Estate' (Ripa)
92M18(CORN-SHEAF): Sheaf of corn as attribute of Ceres

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D223(DOUBLET): Clothing for the upper part of the body (with NAME)
49G11: Barber; surgeon
47D8(SCISSORS): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: scissors

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31A25162(+82): Hand on the heart (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))



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