Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 50 on Druidism prevailed the houses were decked with evergreens in December, that the sylvan....
" Druidism prevailed the houses were decked with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and •cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. "
The Country Gentleman's Magazine - Page 279
by Simpkin Marshall & Co. - 1868
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 17

1804
...with ever-greens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." ., T ••I. '. . CHRISTMAS BOX. We are told, in the Athenian Oracle, that the *Christmas-'Box-Money...
Full view - About this book

Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 471 pages
...Eter-grccns in Decent* " ber, that the Sylvan Spirits might repair to them, and remain " unnipped with Frost and cold Winds, until a milder Season had " renewed the foliage of their darling Abodes." Travels in Greece. * This illustrates the Spectator's Observation, where he tells us, that our Forefather!...
Full view - About this book

Travels in Asia Minor: Or An Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the ...

Richard Chandler - Greece - 1817
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. The gods of Greece, at least the inferior class, were conceived liable to like sufferings. They . were...
Full view - About this book

The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." In the ancient festivities of Christmas, while the cheer was of the most inviting nature to our hale...
Full view - About this book

Flora Scotia; Or a Description of Scottish Plants Arranged Both ..., Volume 2

Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1821 - 589 pages
..." houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them and remain unniped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes," J4. POTAMOGETON. I* Upper leaves floating. 1. P, natans (broad-leaved Pond-weed), upper leaves floating...
Full view - About this book

Flora Scotica; Or, a Description of Scottish Plants: Arranged ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir William Jackson Hooker - Botanic - 1821 - 6 pages
..." houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them and remain unniped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." 14. POTAMOGETON. * Upper leaves floating. 1. P. nalans (Iroad-lcaved Pond-iveed}, upper leaves floating...
Full view - About this book

The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. Stowe, in his Survey of London, says, that against the Feast of Christmas, every man's house, as also...
Full view - About this book

The Boston Lyceum, Volumes 1-2

1827
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes.' In Shakspeare's time, it was customary among the common people, as soon as the morning of the Nativity...
Full view - About this book

A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed

George Johnston - Botany - 1829
...CHANDLER, " bouses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them unnipped I iy frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." 53. POTAMOGETON. 1. P. natans, upper leaves oblong-ovate, stalked, floating, coriaceous; lower ones...
Full view - About this book

The British Flora: Comprising the Phaenogamous, Or Flowering Plants, and the ...

Sir William Jackson Hooker - Botany - 1830 - 480 pages
..." houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair thither and remain unnipped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." — Innumerable varieties of this plant are reared by gardeners, mainly depending upon the variegation...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF