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Date
    between 1672 and 1696

Notes:

Douce Ballads 2(272b) is another issue



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Viewing: Don. b.13(70)

Ballad - Roud Number: 19

Title: The nobe [sic] mans generous kindness, or, The country-mans unexpected happiness

First Line: A noble man liv'd near a village of late

Tune: The two English travellers

References:

ESTC: R227319

Themes:  Wealth


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
31B6213(+81): Looking sideways (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B6(+911): Morphology of human expression (+ saluting, showing reverence)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31B8: Fool, simpleton, numskull
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
46C13142(+7333): Ass, donkey (+ ears of an animal)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
33A13: Meeting
46B46: Contract of sale
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
46B44: Paying (~ commerce) (here also repayment of debt, etc.)



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