Dear little cripples, I felt as if I could play them all straight again with the love and joy jumping out of this old fiddle.
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
As dancing without a fiddle.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
He next played a tune on the Chinese fiddle, very thin and squeaky.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Mate McGaw fiddled a gnarled finger under his nose and tried to find some words of protest.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Or was it an old fiddle?
"The Queen's Scarlet" by George Manville Fenn
I don't enjoy fiddling much but I'd prefer it to seeing anyone using a needle who isn't accustomed to it.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Miss Barks seated herself deliberately, after much fiddling with bracelets and gloves, and tied back the ends of her cap behind her.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
PATCH: I don 't suppose, dearie, I 'm the kind o' pirate as sets yer thinkin' of fiddles tunin' up, ner parsons.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
There was only one man in all Haarlem, in all Holland, who did not yield the palm at fiddle-playing to Castero.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54, No. 334, August 1843" by Various
The trouble was his love for the fiddle and the fishing-line, which stood very much in the way of business.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
My mother never knew anything about dances and fiddling and such things; she was a Christian.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Thin, after the supper, ye kin come out an' hear Mr. Watlin play on the fiddle.
"Explorers of the Dawn" by Mazo de la Roche
In his hands he clutched a fiddle and fiddlestick.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
Black and shiny as I ever saw and its neck straight as a fiddle bow.
"Blue Ridge Country" by Jean Thomas
It was not a home-made whistle now, but a fiddle bought out of his wages.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
I was free to immortalize them; and my fiddling was thenceforth a work of supererogation.
"Mystic London:" by Charles Maurice Davies
Presently in the distance came the sound of a fiddle.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Fiddling for ocean liners, while the dance Sweeps through the decks, your brown tribes all will go!
"American Poetry, 1922" by Edna St. Vincent Millay
A man played the fiddle to them and some danced.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
But his question about the fiddle, her fiddle, placed her again on equal footing with him.
"Rose O'Paradise" by Grace Miller White
And so they took their march away
As firm as if to fiddle,
To journey that night and all next day
With Robin Hood in the middle.
"Robin Hood's Flight" by James Henry Leigh Hunt
He hasna left his like ahin',
An' wha are they that tak' his place?
Ane wan'ered half a mile frae hame,
Anither lost his fiddle-case.
"Blythe Willie Stewart" by Alexander Anderson
Should Heaven send me any son,
I hope he's not like Tennyson.
I'd rather have him play a fiddle
Than rise and bow and speak an idyll.
"Alfred, Lord Tennyson" by Dorothy Parker
He fiddled at rockins and kintra kirns,
Where we a' made meikle din;
An' aye at the ball on a Hogmanay,
When we danced the New Year in.
"The Fiddler O' Boglebriggs" by Alexander Anderson
And if, O countrymen, I fall,
Beside our grave let this be spoken:
"No foe of France shall ever dance
Above the heart and fiddle, broken!"
"Beranger's "Broken Fiddle"" by Eugene Field
Auld Willie's gane wi' a' his fun,
The fate o' men an' human things;
His fiddle's hingin' on the wa',
An' wha is left to touch its strings?
"Blythe Willie Stewart" by Alexander Anderson
AC/DC's Malcolm Young Plays Second Fiddle to Folk Singer Cousin.
Played like a fiddle , I barely made the party.
US styrene industry at risk while Congress, courts fiddle .
Ron Paul's exercise regimen keeps him fit as a fiddle .
Politicians fiddle while the earth burns.
Music plays second fiddle to rare Beatles autographed 45.
Robert Mugabe's birthday: At 88, Zimbabwe president 'fit as a fiddle ' (PHOTOS).
Certainly, it seems that progressives are fiddling while Turkish women literally burn.
In Cross-Tuned Fiddling , Peter Rolland was first and Dennis Russell was second.
In Twin Fiddling , Michael Rolland and Peter Rolland were first.
In Fancy Fiddling , John Brewer was first.
In Trick Fiddling , Bruce Wurst was first.
A Centenarian Fit as a Fiddle .
This " Fiddle Gathering" comes from a long tradition in Sweden of fiddlers getting together to learn new music and play old favorites.
Spelman means fiddle player and Stämma means gathering.