Sinews of War Money, which buys the sinews, and makes them act vigorously. Men will not fight without wages, and the materials of war must be paid for.

Sing a Song o' Sixpence (See Macaronic Verse .)

Sing my Music, and not Yours said Guglielmi to those who introduced their own ornaments into his operas, so eminently distinguished for their simplicity and purity. (1727-1804.)

Sing Old Rose Sing Old Rose and burn the bellows. “Old Rose” was the title of a song now unknown; thus, Izaak Walton (1590-1683) says, “Let's sing Old Rose.” Burn the bellows is said to be a schoolboy's perversion of burn libellos. At breaking-up time the boys might say, “Let's sing Old Rose [a popular song], and burn our schoolbooks” (libellos). This does not accord with the words of the well-known catch, which evidently means “throw aside all implements of work.”

“Now we're met like jovial fellows,
Let us do as wise men tell us,
Sing Old Rose and burn the bellows.”

  By PanEris using Melati.

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