Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 41 - 50 of 180 on The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread....  
" 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. "
A History of Lace - Page 253
by Mrs. Bury Palliser - 1869 - 442 pages
Full view - About this book

Curiosities of Literature, Volume 4

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823
...maidens spinning, or milking; and indeed Shakespeare had described them as " old and plain," chanted by " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their threads with bones." • Twelfth Night. They were the favourites of the Poet of Nature, who takes every opportunity...
Full view - About this book

The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1824
...Clown. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last night : — Mark it, Cesario; it is old and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun. And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones,' Do uĞe to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth,10 And dallies with the innocence of love,...
Full view - About this book

Noontide leisure: or, Sketches in summer, outlines from nature and ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Drama - 1824
...of song, 'Jlui old and antique soug we heard last night: Mark it, Caesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it : — ' and I instantly sang to my harp that old and popular...
Full view - About this book

Noontide leisure; or, Sketches in summer

Nathan Drake - 1824
...of song, That old and antique soug we heard last night: Mark it, Caesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with. bones, Do use to chaunt it : — ' and I instantly sang to my harp that old and popular...
Full view - About this book

Noontide Leisure: Or, Sketches in Summer, Outlines from Nature ..., Volumes 1-2

Nathan Drake - Drama - 1824
...of song, That old and antique song we heard last night: Mark it, Caesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it : — ' and I instantly sang to my harp that old and popular...
Full view - About this book

The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...lost and worn, Than women's are. CHARACTER OF AN OLD SONG. Mark it, Cesario ; it is old and plain : 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 soothf, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
Full view - About this book

A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing, and giving odour. Mark it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bone, Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
Full view - About this book

The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - Drama - 1825 - 896 pages
...Clown. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last Mark it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : [night : — lerk.lv l nl. Now trust me, madam, it came hardly off"; For, being ignorant to thread with Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, [bones. And dallies with the innocence of love,...
Full view - About this book

The woodland family or The sons of error and Daughters of simplicity

William Child Green - 1826
...Thompson. 23. 3 A 538 THE WOODLAND FAMILY. CHAPTER LV. • " Mark it, Cxsario, it is true and plain : The spinsters, and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use lu cbaunt it." SHAKiPEAEE. As soon as they were gone, Mountdale summoned...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF