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" Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant tunes are nightly blown. The Gentle Craft is fittest, then, For... "
Cambridge in the long vacation: poetically described ... - Page 19
by Xtopher Twigum (pseud.) - 1830 - 34 pages
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868
...or THE OEITTLE CRAFT. " Our shoes were sow'd with merry notes, And by our mirth expell'd all moan ; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant...Craft is fittest then For poor distressed gentlemen 1" St. So* This representation of St. Crispin and St. Crispinian at (heir seat of work, is faithfully...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...Crfópínían E GENTLE CRAFT. " Our shoes were sow'd with merry notes, And by our mirth expell'd all moan ; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant tunes are nightly blown : The Genllc Craft is fittest then For poor distressed gentlemen !" Si. Hngk't So*f. This representation...
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The Book of the Feet: A History of Boots and Shoes

Joseph Sparkes Hall - Boots and shoes - 1847 - 216 pages
...applied to that art : — " Our shoes were sewed with merry notes, And by oar mirth expelled all moan ; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant...Craft is fittest then For poor distressed gentlemen." The immortal Sbakspere has given a speech to Henry the Fifth, before the battle of Agincourt, that...
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Tales, Sketches and Lyrics

R. J. MacGeorge - Canadian poetry - 1858 - 269 pages
...taper off our prelection : " Our shoes were sewed with merry notes, And by our mirth expelled all moan; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant...nightly blown : The Gentle Craft is fittest then For pool' distressed gentlemen !" AMATEUR HISTRIONICS. We learn that an appetite for private theatricals...
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The Leisure Hour

1876
...notes, And by our mirth expcll'd r.ll moan, Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Jlost iileasant tunes are nightly blown ; The gentle craft is fittest then For poor distressed gentlemen." We believe the craft of the shoemaker is tho only lowly profession which has attained to the more dignified...
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Areopagitica

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1898 - 159 pages
...St. Hugh's Song,' viz. — 'Our shoes were sow'd with merry notes, And our mirth expell'd all moan; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant...Craft is fittest then For poor distressed gentlemen.' What could be the origin of this phrase? The only mention of a shoemaker in connexion with one of the...
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The Gentle Craft

Thomas Deloney - English fiction - 1903 - 128 pages
....True love by us was not abus'd. Our shoos we sowed with merry notes, And by our mirth expeld all mone; Like nightingales, from whose sweet throats Most pleasant...nightly blown. The Gentle Craft is fittest, then, For poore, distressed gentlemen1): Their minds do mount in courtesie, And they disdain a niggard's feast;...
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The Gentle Craft

Thomas Deloney - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 167 pages
...we sowed with merry notes. And by our mirth expell 'd all mone: Like Nightingales, from whose swet throats, Most pleasant tunes are nightly blown; The Gentle Craft is fittest then. For poore, distressed Gentlemen: Their minds do mount in courtesie, And they disdain a niggards feast:...
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