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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 chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age. "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 247
1820
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The poems of Robert Fergusson, with a life of theauthor, and remarks on his ...

Robert Fergusson - 1821
...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, When lads...
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The Caledonian Muse:: A Chronological Selection of Scotish Poetry from the ...

Joseph Ritson - 1821 - 260 pages
...the futr, jfnd ibi free maids that ,weave their thread with bongs, Do ufi to cbaunt it. It is Jilly Sooth, „ And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age. SHAKES. TWELFTH N1»HT. FAR in the windings of a vale, Faft by a fhckering wood, The fafe retreat of...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1822
...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...And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.2 Clo. Are you ready, sir ? Duke. Ay ; pr'ythee, sing. [Mmt. SONG. Clo. Came away, come away, death,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...The songsters, and the knitters in the snn, And the free maids that weave their threads with bone, Do use to chaunt it. It is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age. Syr Martyn is the longest of his poems. He could not have chosen a subject in itself much less capable...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...foregoing Poem. MAI-LET. EDWIN AND EMMA '. Mark it, Cesario, it is true 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 sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love. Like the old age. SHAKSH. Twelfth...
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The Vision; Or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri, Volume 46

Dante Alighieri - 1822
...II. will defeated hefore Parma, in 1248 G. Tillani, lih. vi. op. 35. t The old time.] L'anttea etn. It is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age. Shakipearc, Twelfth Night, act ii. sc. 4. V Thegoed l,htrwiti.] Gherardodi Camino, of Trevigi. He ii...
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The Liberal: Verse and Prose from the South, Volumes 1-2

1822
...night owl, and draw three souls out of one weaver," or chaunt a pathetic tender ditty, which — — " is silly sooth, And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age." But your epilogue-song, I hear, from good authority, is the most despairing thing your father ever...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1823
...— Mark it, Cesario; it is old, and plain: The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free 6 maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it; it is silly sooth 7 , And dallies with the 8 innocence of love, Like the old age. 9 Clo. Are you ready, sir? Duke. Ay;...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: All's well that ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids4 that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth,8 And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.6 Clo. Are you ready, sir ? Duke....
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Noontide leisure; or, Sketches in summer

Nathan Drake - 1824
...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 ditty, ' It was the friar of orders grey,...
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