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She would sing Hungarian love-ditties at her work; and somehow calling these "folksongs" did not help matters.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The verse for which the people craves is the ditties of the music-hall.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Ralegh would not have sat down in the reign of James to write love ditties to Elizabeth.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
The women are at their wheels; and while they spin they sing love ditties, or ballads of more tragic or martial tone.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
Meanwhile the cotton and the cane went on in Dixie land, to the weird ditties and the quaint folk-lore of the happy-go-lucky race.
These are the songs of the country, its ditties of love, played upon the shepherd's flute.
THE MAKERS OF MODERN ROMEMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
There is, however, another aspect in which the continual composition of love-ditties must be regretted.
ROBERT BURNSPRINCIPAL SHAIRP.
Anne, it is recorded, sang like a siren, and was especially addicted to a few French ditties.
A BOOK OF BURLESQUEWILLAM DAVENPORT ADAMS
He had his own view of what it was all about, and classed it with such ditties as "Annabel Lee."
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
But he has his better 264 moods, and some of his ditties are not wanting in elegance.
ESSAYS IN THE STUDY OF FOLK-SONGS (1886)COUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO

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