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" You must lie in another county, and knit the left garter about the right-legged stocking (let the other garter and stocking alone), and as you rehearse these following verses, at every comma knit a knot — ««This knot I knit, To know the thing I know... "
Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects - Page 132
by John Aubrey - 1857 - 227 pages
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The History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Duncan Campbell: A Gentleman ...

Daniel Defoe, William Bond - Deaf - 1720 - 353 pages
...Carter and Stocking alone) and as you rehearfe theft following Verfes, At every Comma. knit a Knot* i This .Knot I knit. To know the Thing I know not yet, That I may feea The Man that jfhall my Husband be^ How he goes., and what he wears^ And what he does all Days...
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The Supernatural Philosopher: Or, The Mysteries of Magick, in All Its ...

William Bond, Daniel Defoe - Magic - 1728 - 353 pages
...right-legg'd Stocking Qet the other Carter and Stocking alone) and as you rehearse theft following Verjes, at every Comma knit a Knot*...\,\ This Knot I knit.,...'. *. To know the Thing I know not yet, That I may fee, The Man that fhafl my Husband be, How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does all Days a...
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A provincial glossary: with a collection of local proverbs, and popular ...

Francis Grose - English language - 1787 - 75 pages
...flocking, letting the other garter and flocking alone ; and, as you rehearfe the following verfes, at every comma knit a knot ; This knot I knit, To know the thing I know not yet ; That I may fee The man (woman) that fhall my hufband(wife)be; How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does...
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A Provincial Glossary: With a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular ...

Francis Grose - English language - 1787 - 75 pages
...flocking alone ; and, as you rehearfe the following verfcs, at every comma knit a knot : This knot 1 knit, To know the thing I know not yet ; That I may fee Theman (woman) that fhall my hufband(wife)be; How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does...
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A Provincial Glossary: With a Collection of Local Proverbs, and Popular ...

Francis Grose - England - 1811 - 304 pages
...stocking, letting the other garter and stocking alone; and as you re^ hearse the following verses, at every comma knit a knot: " This knot I knit, "..." The man [woman] that shall my husband [wife] be e , • . " How he goes, and what he wears, " And what he does alt days and years." Accordingly, in...
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Anecdotes of the manners and customs of London from the Roman invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - 1811
...stoclfing untouched in this way. They then repeated the following lines, knitting a knot at each comma: " This knot I knit, To know the thing I know not yet; That I may see The man that shall my husband be; How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does all the days." The next...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman ..., Volume 2

James Peller Malcolm - Clothing and dress - 1811
...stocking untouched in this way. They then repeated the following lines, knitting a knot at each comma: " This knot I knit, To know the thing I know not yet; That I may see The man that shall my husband be ; How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does all the days." The next...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 21

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...the other garter and docking alone ; and as he rehearfes the following verfcs, at every comma knit i knot: — " This knot I knit, — To know the thing I know not yet, — That I may fee — The man (woman) that ih.ill my huiband (wife) be ;— How he goes, and what he wears, — And...
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Times Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1830
...untouched; in this way they then repeated the following lines, knitting a knot at each comma:— ' This knot I knit, •• ' To know the thing I know not yet 5 That I may see The man that shall my husband be; How he goes and how he wears, And what he does all...
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Sandron hall, or, The days of queen Anne

George Charles Grantley Fitzhardinge Berkeley (hon.) - 1840
...ever done to you ?" " She tell'd me to knit the left garter round the right stocking, and say— " ' This knot i knit, To know the thing I know not yet ; That I may see The man that shall my husband be ; How he goes, and what he wears, And what he does all the days.' " " And...
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