... that old and antik song
Me thought it did relieve my passion much
More than light airs and recollected terms ....
it is old and plain
The Spinsters and the Knitlers in the Sun
And the free maids that weave their
Thread with Bones
Do use to chant it ...
Aus: Shakespeares Twelth Night
zitiert nach Herder Stimmen der Völker in Liedern (1807)