The Frenchman, easy, debonair, and brisk, Give him his lass, his fiddle, and his frisk, Is always happy, reign whoever may, And laughs the sense of mis'ry far away.
There's many a good tune played on an old fiddle.
'Do you know Languages? What's the French for fiddle- de-dee?' 'fiddle-de-dee's not English,' Alice replied gravely. 'Who ever said it was?' said the Red Queen. Alice thought she saw a way out of the difficulty this time. 'If you'll tell me what language 'fiddle-de-dee' is, I'll tell you the French for it!' she exclaimed triumphantly.Lewis Carroll
Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to none.duke ellington
O rattlin, roarin Willie, O he held to the fair; An'for to sell his fiddle And buy some other ware.Robert Burns
The Pobble who has no toes Had once as manyas we; When they said,'Some day you may lose them all'; He replied'Fish fiddle de-dee!' His Aunt Jobiska made him drink Lavender water tinged with pink, For she said,'The world in general knows There's nothing so good for a Pobble's toes!'Edward Lear
Greece is a sort of American vassal; the Netherlands is the country of American bases that grow like tulip bulbs; Cuba is the main sugar plantation of the American monopolies; Turkey is prepared to kowtow before any United States proconsul and Canada is the boring second fiddle in the American symphony.andrei gromyko
The Pobble who has no toesHad once as many as we;When they said, "Some day you may lose them all;"—He replied, — "Fish fiddle de-dee!"Edward Lear
Ricardo himself was too conscientious. He hated having to fiddle the assumptions. Right up to his dying day he was looking for the assumption, that would not need to be fiddled.David Ricardo
Don't fiddle while Byrne roams!
We consider that the man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip, may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency.
When I was young and had no sense I bought a fiddle for eighteen pence. And all the tunes that I could play was, "Over the Hills and Far Away."
Boy, fetch my fiddle.
fiddle, we know, is diddle: and diddle, we take it, is dee.algernon charles swinburne
High diddle diddle, The Cat and the fiddle, The Cow jump'd over the Moon, The little dog laugh'd to see such Craft, And the Dish ran away with the Spoon.
He is a rarity which I cannot but be fond of, as one would be of a hog that could fiddle, or a singing owl.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of