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" We do not [now] invite the poor o' the parish To dinner, keep a table for the tenants ; Our kitchen does not smell of beef; the cellar Defies the price of malt and hops ; the footmen And coach-drivers may be drunk like gentlemen, With wine ; nor will... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley, Now First Collected: The lady ... - Page 29
by James Shirley - 1833
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd i'the country. To dance and plough the hall with their hob-nails. Now make my lady merry; we do feed like princes, and feed nothing but princes. /. Shirky. MX. Were there on earth another voice like thine, Another hand...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd i'the country. To dance and plough the hall with their hob-nails, Now make my lady merry; we do feed Like princes, and feed nothing but princes. /. Shirley. MX. Were there on earth another voice like thine, Another hand...
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The lady of pleasure. The Royal master. The Duke's mistress, The Doubtful ...

James Shirley, Alexander Dyce - 1833
...hops ; the footmen And coach-drivers may be drunk like gentlemen, With wine ; nor will three (idlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd in...princes ; And are these robes fit to be seen amongst 'em 1 Fred. My lady keeps a court then ! Is sir Thomas Affected with this state and cost? Stew. He was...
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The lady of pleasure. The royal master. The duke's mistress. The doubtful ...

James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - Drama - 1833 - 1 pages
...smell of beef; the cellar Deh'es'the price of malt and hops ; the footmen And coach-drivers raay.be drunk like gentlemen, "With wine ; nor will three...dance, and plough the hall up with their hobnails, Fred. My lady keeps a court then ! Is sir Thomas Affected with this state and cost? Slew. He was not...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

Charles Knight - Biography & Autobiography - 1842
...like gentlemen, With wine; nor wil! three fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that called in the country To dance, and plough the hall up with...Like princes, and feast nothing else but princes." VOL. XL X 1842.] THE PENNY MAGAZINE. [APRIL 23, The more sedate of the new king's old courtiers...
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Specimens of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 1

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1853 - 716 pages
...hops ; the footmen And coach-drivers may be drunk like gentlemen With wine ; nor will three fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd in...do feed Like princes, and feast nothing [else] but punces, And are those robes fit to be seen amongst 'em Fred. My lady keeps acourt then 1 Is Sir Thomas...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd i'the country. To dance and plough the hall with their hobnails, Now make my lady merry ; we do feed Like princes, and feed nothing but princes. ./. S/urley. MX. Were there on earth another voice like thine, Another hand...
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that call'd i'the country. To dance and plough the hall with their hobnails, Now make my lady merry ; we do feed Like princes, and feed nothing but princes. ./. Shirley. MX. Were there on earth another voice like thine, Another hand...
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The Violin: A Concise Exposition of the General Principles of Construction ...

Peter Davidson - Violin - 1871 - 204 pages
...like gentlemen, With wine; nor will three fiddlers upon hqlidays, With aid of bagpipes, that called in the country To dance and plough the hall up with their hobnails. Now make my lady merry." The violin about this time was used as a military musical instrument in France, Spain, and several...
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The Violin: Its Construction Theoretically and Practically Treated ...

Peter Davidson - Violin - 1895 - 301 pages
...like gentlemen, With wine; nor will three Fiddlers upon holidays, With aid of bagpipes, that called in the country To dance and plough the hall up with their hobnails, Now make my lady merry." From a superficial point of view, one would be led to imagine that the Violin was about this time used...
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