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Viewing: Firth b.26(523)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14962

Title: The poor soldier's daughter

First Line: Some pity afford to a poor soldier's daughter

Tune: Disabled seaman

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9304

Title: Careless Billy

First Line: Ye frolick-some sparks of game, ye being both wretched and old

Themes:  WealthMerchants


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C225: Parting, leave-taking (of lovers)
45D313: Private soldier
33C21: Courting
46C13187: Leading a horse by the reins; rider beside his horse
31A2545: Gripping someone by the shoulder

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B7421: Mother and son(s) (family group)
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
42B82: Boxing the ears (of naughty children)



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