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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. "
A History of Lace - Page 253
by Mrs. Bury Palliser - 1869 - 442 pages
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Slight reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a corner of Italy, Volume 2

Mrs. Mary Boddington - 1834
...nose, and the other cried " boo," or something equally irreverent, — perhaps we were all mistaken. " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their threads with bones,'' kept the street in an uproar of singing and laughing half the night. I wished them at their...
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Slight reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a corner of Italy [by M ...

Mary Boddington - 1834
...nose, and the other cried " boo," or something equally irreverent, — perhaps we were all mistaken. " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their threads with bones," kept the street in an uproar of singing and laughing half the night. I wished them at their...
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Lays and Legends of Germany

William John Thoms - Folklore - 1834 - 274 pages
...judgment." After this declaration in favor of National Tales, do National and Popular Ballads, which " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun. And the free maids that weave their thread with bones. Do use to chaunt." require a word in their praise ? If their own merits and intrinsic...
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The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane].

John George Cochrane - 1834
...their favour. old, in despite of protocols and rumours of wars, but.their songs are no longer such as " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt;" No—their songs are the production of the most accomplished...
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Penruddock, by the author of 'Waltzburg'.

Penruddock - 1835
...remembrance of past events and past happiness. CHAPTER VI. Mark it, Ccsario. 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 : it ie silly, sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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Musical history, biography, and criticism

George Hogarth - Music - 1835 - 432 pages
...as that which is described by the enamoured Duke Orsino; — 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 chaunt it. But if it requires little art and study to sing these ancient...
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The Sportsman

Sports & Recreation
...the happiest time of life !" '' It is an old saying," observed Mr. Percy ; ' It is old and plain : The spinsters and the knitters In the sun, And the free maids that weave their threads with bone, Do use to chaunt it;' yet I cannot submit to its correctness, and I would debate it. How would it be,...
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The complete works of William Shakspeare, with notes by the most emiinent ...

William Shakespeare - 1838
...Clown. Duíe. O fellow, come, the song we had last Mark it, Cesario; it is old, and plain: [night: — < Ҟ ? L u ' q '$oA + M E Wnl X e[ B ] L O\M i< {r + 5$ thread with Пи use to i- li ii ! ni it ; it is silly sooth, [bones, And dallies with the innocence...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 164

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1838
...AFFECTION AND VENERATION BY HIS CHILDREN, WHO HAVE RAISED THIS MONUMENT. ODE ON ATHELSTAN'S VICTORY. The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Did use to chant it. — SHAKSPEAHK. THE following is a free metrical translation...
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Complete Works: With Dr. Johnson's Preface, a Glossary, and an Account of ...

William Shakespeare - 1838 - 926 pages
...Clown. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last Mark it, Cesario ; it is old and plain : night : — thread with Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth , [bones, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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