Almost at the instant of her fall the rude music of the skimmington ceased.
"The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy
Roberts, of Lyme Regis, forwarded to Sir Walter Scott some interesting notes on skimmington-riding.
"Bygone Punishments" by William Andrews
Skimmington, old ceremony of, 443.
"Folk-lore of Shakespeare" by Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer