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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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Chronicles of London Bridge

Richard Thomson - 1827 - 687 pages
...popular ballad in Twelfth 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 chatmt it ' " " Come, my good Sir," replied Mr. Postern, " no more words on't, but sing, I pray you."...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

1827 - 650 pages
...inheritances more valuable than ditties ' old and plain,' for the benefit of ' The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones.' This people maintained for ages a dubious struggle with the power of the Byzantine empire; but the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

1827 - 648 pages
...inheritances more valuable than ditties ' old and plain,' for the benefit of ' The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones.' This people maintained for ages a dubious struggle with the power of the Byzantine empire ; but the...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Accurately Printed from ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare, George Steevens - 1829
...last nicht: Mark it, Ccsario : it is old and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the aun, And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones,' Do use to chaunt it ; it is silly sooth, '" \ni dallies with the innocence of love, * : .ike the old age." (6) Amazon. (7) Horse. (8) Countenance....
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...spiders come not here : Hence, you long-legged spinners, hence ! S/uikspeare. The tpmsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to chaunt it. Id. Tuefth Night. You would be another Penelope ; yet all the yarn she ария, in Ulysses's absence,...
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The Legendary Cabinet: A Collection of British National Ballads, Ancient and ...

John Docwra Parry - 1829 - 436 pages
...Edwin's too !" THE FRIAR OF ORDERS GRAY. BY DR. PERCY. -" IT is old and plain; The spinners 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 (simple truth), And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age."...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...Mark it, Cesario ; it is old, and plain : The spinsters and the knitters in the sun, And the free0 maids that weave their thread with bones, Do use to...And dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age.d Clo. Are you ready, sir ? Duke. Ay ; pr'ythee, sing. [Music. SONG. Clo. Come away, come away,...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1830
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The Dramatic Works, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1831
...had lait night: Mark it, Cesario : it is old and plain : The spinsters ana the knitters in the sur And the free maids, that weave their thread with bones,*...dallies with the innocence of love, Like the old age." '6) Amazon. (7) Horse. (8) Countenance. 9) Lace makers. ( 10) Simple truth. 11) Times of simplicity....
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Die Dramen Shakespeares

Walter Naumann - 1978 - 560 pages
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