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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1674 and 1679

Notes:

Caption of the second illustration: \"Believe me Jone, &c.\ 4o Rawl. 566(163) is another issue.



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Viewing: Wood E 25(68)

Ballad - Roud Number: V5623

Title: My wife will be my master. Or, The married man's complaint against his unruly wife

First Line: As I was walking forth of late

Tune: A taylor is a man

References:

ESTC: R235673

Themes:  Domestic strife


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
42D342: Dominating wife

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A2711: Walking
46C1462: Spur
31B6235(+81): Speaking (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25A13: Globe

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2512(+82): Arm stretched forward (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D921: 'décolleté'
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
31B6(+9131): Morphology of human expression (+ beckoning)
31B6213(+82): Looking sideways (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
41D269: Black velvet or satin mask, 'loup', 'cachenez'



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