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" Matachins, who were habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in their hands a sword and buckler, with which they made a clashing noise, and performed various quick... "
Pappe with an hatchet ... or ... a sound boxe of the eare, for the idiot ... - Page 52
by Double V (pseud.) - 1844
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Illustrations of Shakspeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the...Matachins, who were habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers bed to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare, and of Ancient Manners: With ..., Volume 2

Francis Douce - Gesta Romanorum - 1807
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the dance of fodls or Matachins, who. were ;habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied...
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Illustrations of Shakespeare and of Ancient Manners: With Dissertations on ...

Francis Douce - Clowns in literature - 1839 - 631 pages
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the...Matachins, who were habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in...
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A Lytell Geste of Robin Hode: With Other Ancient & Modern Ballads ..., Volume 1

William Hone, Francis Douce, Edward Francis Rimbault - Ballads, English - 1847
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the...Matachins, who were habited in short jackets with giltpapcr helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1886
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the dance of fools or Ma.la.chim, who were habited in short jackets with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their...
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p. [301]-328; "Dissertation on the ancient English Morris dance, by Francis ...

Francis Douce, William Hone, Edward Francis Rimbault - Ballads, English - 1850
...became corrupted by figures and gesticulations foreign to its original purpose. Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the dance of fools or Matachim, who were habited in short jackets with giltpaper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders,...
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The miscellaneous works in prose and verse of Sir Thomas Overbury, knt., now ...

Sir Thomas Overbury, Edward Francis Rimbault - English literature - 1856 - 311 pages
...matachine}. The matachin seems to be a remnant of the pyrrhica saltatio of the ancients. Douce says, " It was well known in France and Italy by the name...matachins, who were habited in short jackets, with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in...
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The miscellaneous works in prose and verse of Sir Thomas Overbury ..., Volume 3

Sir Thomas Overbury, Edward Francis Rimbault - English literature - 1856 - 311 pages
...matachine]. The matachin seems to be a remnant of the pyrrhica saltatio of the ancients. Douce says, " It was well known in France and Italy by the name...matachins, who were habited in short jackets, with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their shoulders, and bells to their legs. They carried in...
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The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse of Sir Thomas Overbury, Knt: Now ...

Sir Thomas Overbury - English poetry - 1856 - 311 pages
...seems to be a remnant of the pyrrhiea laltatio of the ancients. Douce says, " It was well known in j France and Italy by the name of the dance of fools or tnatachins, who were habited in short jackets, with gilt-paper helmets, long streamers tied to their...
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The Dramatic Works of John Webster, Volume 2

John Webster - Drama - 1857
...disguise. 1 There was a dance called Matachin, thus described by Mr. Douce : " Such a dance was that well known in France and Italy by the name of the dance of fools or Matuchins, who were habited in short jackets, with gilt paper helmets, long streamers tied to their...
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