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" The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age. "
The London Magazine - Page 334
by John Scott, John Taylor - 1821
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The Works of Mr. William Shakespear;: In Six Volumes. Adorn'd with ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - 1709
...Duke. O Fellow come, the Song we had laft night. Mark it, Cefario, it is old and plain ; The Spinfters and the Knitters in the Sun, And the free Maids that weave their Thread with Bones^ Do ufe to chant it : it is filly footh, And dallies with the Innocence of Love, Like the old Age. Clo....
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The Works of Shakespeare in Seven Volumes, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Mr. Theobald (Lewis) - 1733
...fellow, come j the Song we had Jaft Jiight.-^. Mark it, Cefario^ it is old and plain j The fpinfters and the knitters in the Sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with banes, E)o ufe to chant it: it is filly Sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love. Like the old...
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The poetical works of Robert Fergusson, with biogr intr., notes and glossary ...

Robert Fergusson - 1773
...could see ye wi' a suit on O' gude braid elaith. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF SCOTS MUSIC. Mark it, Csesario ! it is old and plain, The spinsters and the knitters...maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it. — Skaksjieare's Twelfth Night. ON Scotia's plains, in days of yore, When lads and lasses...
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...are : alas, that they are so ; To die, even when they to perfection grow! Re.cnUr CURIO, and Clown, Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last night :—...plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chatmt it ; it is silly sooth, And...
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The Poetical Works: Of Robert Fergusson, with the Life of the Author. By ...

Robert Fergusson - 1800 - 223 pages
...cou'd see ye wi' a suit on O' gude Braid Claith. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF SCOTS MUSIC. Mark it, Csesariot it is old and plain, The spinsters and the knitters...maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it. SHAKESPEARE'S TWELFTH NIGHT. ON Scotia's plains, in days of yore, When lads and lasses tartan...
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The plays of William Shakespeare: accurately printed from the text ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1803
...are : alas, that they are so ; To die, even when they to perfection grow ! Re-enter CURIO, and Clown. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last night :...the free maids, that weave their thread with bones, 5 Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, 5 * Countenance. s Lace makers. 6 Simple truth. And dallies...
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The Poetical register, and repository of fugitive poetry for 1801-11, Volume 2

Literary Criticism - 1803
...anguish of despair, And pity an unhappy lover. D. c. EDINBURGH. ST. ANDREW'S EVE, A VILLAGE LEGEND. The Spinsters, and the Knitters in the sun, And the...weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it. SHAKIPEAHI'S TWELFTH MIGHT. KEEN, the winds of November swept over the wold, And stripp'd the dry leaves...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1803
...smiles the anguish of despair, And pity an unhappy lover. DC 16 ST. ANDREW'S EVE, A VILLAGE LEGEND. The Spinsters, and the Knitters in the sun, And the...weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it. SHAKSPEAHE'S TWELFTH NIGHT. KEEN, the winds of November swept over the wold, And stripp'd the dry leaves...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of Mr ...

William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Gerhard Fleischer - Drama - 1804
...Cesario ; it is pld» and plain : tl'he spinster* and the Knitters in the sun, And the free maids, Out weave their thread with bones, Do use .to chaunt it; it is s-illy sooth, And d;illu'S with the innocence of love, J^ike the old age. Clo. Are you ready, Sir? Duke*. Ayj pr'ythce,...
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Notes Upon Some of the Obscure Passages in Shakespeare's Plays: With Remarks ...

John Howe Baron Chedworth - 1805 - 375 pages
...are. I incline to read won with Sir Thomas Hanmer. I have, however, some doubt. P. 211.— 45.— 70. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last night:...weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it. I incline to think that Mr. Henley's is the true explanation of free. P. 211.— 45.— 71. it is silly...
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