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A sweet-toned old spinet in good repair stood by the window.
I went into the smoking-room and sat down before the spinet.
I called it a spinet, because it somewhat resembled that instrument, and was played upon in the same manner.
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
He coloured furiously, and looked sternly at the page of music lying before him on the spinet.
She sat down at the spinet and played a little madrigal by Orlando Gibbons that was associated with her earliest childhood.
In Fig. 89 is seen a beautiful spinet in excellent condition.Chats on Household Curios|Fred W. Burgess