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" gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long... "
Superstitions about Animals - Page 139
by Frank F. Gibson - 1904 - 208 pages
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Star Bright!: A Christmas Story

Andrew M. Greeley - Fiction - 2002 - 128 pages
...season comes Wherein our Savior's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long: The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch has power to charm So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. " "What a lovely poem! Is it Russian?"...
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 313 pages
...the truth herein 155 This present object made probation. Mar. It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some [say] that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...celebrated. The bird of dawning singeth all night long; 160 And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad; The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike,...
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Encyclopædia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the ...

Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 584 pages
...to the Roman Saturnalia, and was probably introduced into Germany by the conquering Roman legions. "Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning (the cock) singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad; The nights are wholesome;...
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Early Latin Hymns: With Introduction and Notes

Arthur Sumner Walpole - Hymns, Latin - 1922 - 445 pages
...extravagant and erring spirit hies | to his confine.... Marcellus. It faded on the crowing of the cock. | Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes | wherein...singeth all night long, | and then they say no spirit can walk abroad, erronum, the correction of the editors of the Roman breviary of 1632, has been taken...
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Shakespeare's Webs: Networks of Meaning in Renaissance Drama

Arthur F. Kinney - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 168 pages
...birth is celebrated The bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad, The nights are wholesome; then no planets...No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time. (1.1.128-45) For the Catholic Capulet in Verona, however, the...
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The Dance of Time: The Origins of the Calendar : a Miscellany of History and ...

Michael Judge - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...Winter Solstice, Yufe, Christmas Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our savior's birth is celebrated The bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad. The nights are wholesome, and then no planets strike, No fairy takes nor witch hath...
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The Wisdom of the World: The Human Experience of the Universe in Western Thought

Rémi Brague - Philosophy - 2004 - 297 pages
...found again in Shakespeare: the birth of Jesus stripped magic of its efficacy. Around Christmastide: "No planets strike, / No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm." 14 THEOLOGICAL HEIGHTENING The entrance of the revealed religions into the sphere of ancient thought...
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The Great Comedies and Tragedies

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2005 - 896 pages
...season conies Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated This bird of dawning singeth all night long, 160 And then they say no spirit dare stir abroad, The...No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed, and so gracious is that time. HORATIO So have I heard and do in part believe it. But look,...
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Shakespeare's Early Tragedies

Nicholas Brooke - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 232 pages
...confirming popular belief, but it grows (of course) to more than that : It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad, The nights...
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Renaissance Go-betweens: Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Werner von Koppenfels - History - 2005 - 289 pages
...folklore into the perplexed discussion on the ramparts of the castle: It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our saviour's birth is celebrated This bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad, The nights...
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