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" No, my lord, said Sir Joseph; they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these. "
The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland - Page 195
by Henry Brooke - 1767
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 2

Theology - 1814
...judge demanded, " Whether he was to entitle these ladies spinsters." " No, my lord," said Sir Joseph, " they are lilies -of the valley; they toil not, neither do they spin; yet you see, that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these." Vol. I.-...
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The flowers of wit, Volumes 1-2

Henry Kett - 1825
...judge demanded, ' Whether he was to entitle these ladies spinsters.' '-No, my lord,' said sir Joseph, ' they are lilies of the valley ; they toil not, neither do they spin ; yet you see, that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these.' DR. JOHNSON....
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The fool of quality; or, The history of Henry earl of Moreland. 4 [actually ...

Henry Brooke, Henry (earl of Moreland, fict. name.) - 1859
...whether he was to entitle these ladies by the denomination of spinsters? No, my lord, said Sir Joseph, they are lilies of the valley ; they toil not, neither do they spin ; yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these. Another very...
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness: Being a Complete ...

Cecil B. Hartley - Etiquette for men - 1860 - 332 pages
...whethei he was to entitle those ladies by the denomination of spinsters. 'No, my Lord, 'said Sir Joseph: 'they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these.' " Another...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...whether he was to entitle those ladies by the denomination of spinsters? No, my lurd, said Sir Joseph; they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet учи sec that no monarch, in all his glory, was еит arrayed like one of these. Another...
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: Being a ...

Cecil B. Hartley - Etiquette - 1875 - 332 pages
...he was to entitle those ladies by the denomination of spinsters. ' No, my Lord,' said Sir Joseph : ' they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these.' " Another...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...whether he was to entitle those ladies by the denomination of spinsters? No, my lord, said Sir Joseph; they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these. Another very...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 56

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1887
...was to entitle these ladies by the denomination of spinsters ? " No, my Lord," said Sir Joseph ; " they are lilies of the valley, they toil not, neither do they spin ; yet you see that no monarch, in all his glory, was ever arrayed like one of these." ' Another...
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