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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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Once Upon a Gospel: Inspiring Homilies and Insightful Reflections

William J. Bausch - Church year sermons - 2008 - 610 pages
...known as the glowworm. Shakespeare, in Act 1, Scene 1 of Hamlet, echoed some of those common beliefs: Some say that ever gainst that season comes Wherein...wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch has power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. But from this kind of ancient...
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The Cultural Uses of the Caesars on the English Renaissance Stage

Lisa Hopkins - Drama - 2008 - 161 pages
...arrives, he soon starts discussing the birth of Christ, which occurred during the reign of Augustus: Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long. (Ii 162-4) This, Steve Sohmer has argued, is because the name of Marcellus recalls Marcellus the Centurion,6...
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