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Famous quotes containing the word ball:

    ‘Throw down the ball, ye Jew’s daughter,
    Throw down the ball to me!’
    ‘Never a bit,’ says the Jew’s daughter,
    ‘Till up to me come ye.’
    Unknown. Hugh of Lincoln (l. 13–16)

    When Adam delved and Eve span,
    Who was then the gentleman?
    —John Ball (hanged 1381)