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Viewing: Firth b.19(32)

Ballad - Roud Number: V4812

Title: A strange banquet: or, The Devils entertainment by Cook Laurel, at the Peak in Devonshire

First Line: Cook Laurel would have the devil his guest

Tune: Cook Laurel

Authors:  Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637

References:

ESTC: R235695

Themes:  Cannibalism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
41D212: Coat, cape
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
45F42: Marching away (troops)
45B32(+21): The company, the unit, the troop ~ military service (+ infantry)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31A231: Standing figure
41D212: Coat, cape
46B46: Contract of sale

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11K2: Devils in the form of (fabulous) animals



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