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Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(86). See P. Carnell (1979): F47(A) for imprint.


Viewing: 2806 c.15(136)

Sheet Notes:  Slip.

Ballad - Roud Number: 22567

Title: Willy O!

First Line: Come all you yonng [sic] maids that's fair handsome

Themes:  Apparitions

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
29A: Animals acting as human beings
31B13: Sleeping on the ground

2nd Illustration

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46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F28(BAT): Flying mammals: bat

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