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" ... comfort ; here a shepherd's boy piping, as though he should never be old : there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 151
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876
...though he should never be old, there a young shepherdess knitting and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music.' The following scattered sentences are pregnant with the fine moral sense which may be discerned in...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...he should never be old; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music. As for ther houses of the country (for many houses came under their eye) they were all scattered, no two being...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...he should never be old : there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands...country (for many houses came under their eye) they were scattered, no two being one by the other, and yet not so far off, as that it barred mutual succour...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...he should never be old : there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands...country (for many houses came under their eye) they were scattered, no two being one^by the other, and yet not so far eff, as that it barred mutual succour...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 12

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...and beat the ground In a light fantastick round. Afiitim. A young .shepherdess 'kmttmg and singing : her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice's musick. Sidney. A thousand Cupids in those curls do sit ; Those curious nets thy slender fingen...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...he should never be old ; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands...voice-music. As for the houses of the country (for muny houses came under their eye) they were all scattered, no two being one by the other, and yet not...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1842 - 311 pages
...he should never be old ; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands...other, and yet not so far off, as that it barred mutual succor; a show as it were, of an accompaniable solitariness; andofagivil wilderness." Sir Waller Raleigh,...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...he should never be old : there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands...country (for many houses came under their eye) they *ere scattered, no two being one by the other, and yet not so far off, as that it barred mutual succour...
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The Greece of the Greeks, Volume 2

G. A. Perdicaris - Greece - 1845
...knitting, and withal singing, and it seems that her voice comforts her hands to work, and her hands keep time to her voice-music. As for the houses of the country — for many houses come under the eye — they are scattered, no two being one by the other, and yet'not so far off, as...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...he should never be old ; there a young shepherdess knitting, and withal singing ; and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work, and her hands kept time to her voice-music. [A Stag Hunt.] Then went they together abroad, the good Kalander entertaining them with pleasant discoursing...
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