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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 Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

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

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

Nathan Drake - 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...
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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,...
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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,...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: From the Text of ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, Nicholas Rowe - History - 1825
...CURIO, and CLOWS. Duke. O fellow, come, the song we had last 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 lue to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth,t And dallies with the innocence of love....
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - 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,...
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