Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1672 and 1696

Notes:

Douce Ballads 2(254b) is another edition.



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Ballad

Title: The West-country damosels complaint: or, The faithful lovers last farewel

First Line: When will you marry me William

Tune: Johnny Armstrong

References:

ESTC: R235636

Themes:  Love, unfortunate


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D262: Fan
41A622: Summer-house, arbour, garden-house (Dutch: 'theekoepel')

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
41A622: Summer-house, arbour, garden-house (Dutch: 'theekoepel')

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA2364: Lying on one side, with uplifted upper part of the body and leaning on the arm - AA - female human figure
92D1521: Cupid shooting a dart



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