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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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The Suffolk Garland: Or, a Collection of Poems, Songs, Tales, Ballads ...

James Ford - English literature - 1818 - 404 pages
...Hall in his Satires' notices them as and Shakespeare describes them as " old and plain," chauntcd by " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, " And the free maids that weave their Inroads with bones." Whatever these songs acre, it is evident they formed a source of rtcreatton to...
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The Family Shakspeare: In Ten Volumes; in which Nothing is Added ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Thomas Bowdler - Drama - 1818 - 36 pages
...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 use to chaunt it; it is silly sooth', And dallies With the innocence of love,...
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Characters of Shakspeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - Women in literature - 1818 - 323 pages
...to it. " 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 tiread with bones, Do use to chant it : it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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The Poems of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, James Gray - 1821 - 229 pages
...on O' gude Braid Claith. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF SCOTS MUSIC. Mark it, Ca?sario ! 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. Shakespeare's Twelfth Klgfit. ON Scotia's plains, in days of...
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The poems of Robert Fergusson, with a life of theauthor, and remarks on his ...

Robert Fergusson - 1821
...on O' gude Braid Claith. ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF SCOTS MUSIC. Mark it, Cssario ! it is old and plain, The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bonei, Do use to chant it. Shakespeare'! Twelfth XigM. ON Scotia's plains, in days of yore,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - History - 1821
...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 use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, + And dallies with the iunocence of love,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

John Scott, John Taylor - Literary Criticism - 1821
...it. 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 use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 4

John Scott, John Taylor - Literary Criticism - 1821
...secrets of the human heart, would have accounted to him why " old and plain songs," which The spinners and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt, and which, dally with the innocence of love, Like the old age,...
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Minstrelsy of the Scottish border: consisting of historical and ..., Volume 1

Scottish border - 1821
...species of poem which is described, and that which is sung : " Mark it, Caesario ; it is old and plain. The spinsters, and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids who weave their thread with bones, Do wont to chant it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - Drama - 1822
...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 use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth,' And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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