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I called it a spinet, because it somewhat resembled that instrument, and was played upon in the same manner.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He coloured furiously, and looked sternly at the page of music lying before him on the spinet.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
She sat down at the spinet and played a little madrigal by Orlando Gibbons that was associated with her earliest childhood.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
In Fig. 89 is seen a beautiful spinet in excellent condition.
One went to a spinet which stood at the end of the room, and another brought in a violin and began to strike up a dancing air.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
They did better execution at a tub than at a spinet, and could handle a rolling-pin more satisfactorily than a sketch-book.
Figure 85 shows a very beautiful spinet made by Domenico di Pesaro, in Italy, in 1661.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
He has now ready for sale one neat chamber organ, one hammer spinet, one common spinet.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
But as I ran up the stairs, I heard the tinkle of the spinet, and the notes of an old, familiar tune fell upon my ears.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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