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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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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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The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott: first series, containing Minstrelsy ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838 - 532 pages
...species of poem which is described, and that which is sung : " Mark ll, Ciesarlo. It It old and plain : The spinsters and the knitters In the sun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones, Do use to cbant It ; II Is silly sooth, And dollies with the Innocence of love....
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...recollected termts, Of these most brisk and giddy-paced times: — Mark it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : woeful time. The obscure bird Clamour'd the livelong night : some say, the eart thread with bones, Do use to cbaunt it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...the happiest time of life !" • ''It is an old saying," observed Mr. Percy ; ' It ig 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...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion
...counterpoint for several voices - a music not simply sung at court, but by and among the people. " The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chant it," as Shakspeare says; and Lord Surrey indicates the same custom...
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The token and Atlantic souvenir: a Christmas and New Year's present

1842
...these most brisk and giddy-paced times ; — Come^but one verse. - It is old and plain : The spinners and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Did use to chant it : it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of woe Like...
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The Token and Atlantic Souvenir,: An Offering for Christmas and the New Year

David H. Williams (publisher.) - Gift-books - 1842 - 320 pages
...most brisk and giddy-paced times ; — Come, but one verse. ******* It is old and plain : The spinners and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Did use to chant it : it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of woe Like...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier - 1843
...and 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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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...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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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...recollected terms, Of these most hrisk and giddy-paced times:— Mark it, Csesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with hones, Do use to di. unit it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love,...
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