Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

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Date
    between 1672 and 1696

Notes:

Douce Ballads 1(18a) is another edition.



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Viewing: Douce Ballads 1(16b)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4866

Title: The beggars delight. As it was sung at the Theatre-royal

First Line: Courtiers, courtiers, think it no harm

References:

ESTC: R234883

Themes:  Social statusSexual intercourse


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A151: Beggar
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
31A4152: Wooden leg

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C4: Coitus, cohabiting, sexual intercourse
41A23: Bedroom
41A761: Bed



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