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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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The British Essayists

English essays - 1823
...to insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. " 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 dares stir abroad : The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 1823
...to insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. " 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 dares stir abroad : The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 3

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...and to insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...bird of dawning singeth all night long, And then, tbey say, no spirit dares stir abroad : The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...and of the truth herein This present object made probation. Mar. 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 dares stir abroad ; The...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long, And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad : The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath power to charm ; So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." This admirable author, as...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's hirth is celebrated, This hird of dawning singeth all night long: And then they say no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...animal, like the " glow-worm," showed " the matin to be near." " 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 dares stir abroad ; The...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...feathery dames, was thought by the cormnon people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning siogeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights...
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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...of the truth herein This present object made probation f. Mar. 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 dares stir abroad ; The nights...
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The Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...object made probationf. THE REVERENCE PAID TO CHRISTMAS TIME. It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, Tins bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then they say no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights...
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