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I was surprised into crooning this ditty as I pushed her over the floor.
GREAT EXPECTATIONSCHARLES DICKENS
After tea I am made sing some fal lal la of a ditty, and am sent to bed with a 'Good night, pretty miss,' or 'sweet dear.'
THE HEROINEEATON STANNARD BARRETT
His full manly voice trolled forth many a ditty, sounding above the whistling of the storm and the roar of the waves.
It was a ditty that Johannes thought he had often heard the nurse-maids sing.
THE QUESTFREDERIK VAN EEDEN
Proud Signil began, a ditty she sang,To the ears of the Queen in her bed it rang.
Presumably his ditty was composed on the eve of the march from Lewisburg, for it is found in a soldier's diary.
PIONEERS OF THE OLD SOUTHWESTCONSTANCE LINDSAY SKINNER
But I am thankful they left me my ditty bag; and I have my knife too, you remember.
Shakespeare's "ditty," as Ferdinand calls it, is like a breath of the west wind over an æolian harp.
The ditty box, my lads, is the sailors most treasured possession.
Certainly, no audience would be moved to tears, either by the quality of the voice, or by the ditty that was thus rendered.
CAPTAIN POTT'S MINISTERFRANCIS L. COOPER

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