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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 Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1868
...: — Some say, that ever "gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's biith is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long • And then, they say, no spirit stirs abroad ; The nights are wholesome; then no planet strikes; No fairy takes, nor witch hath power...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...object made probation. || TUB 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, This bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then they say no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 24

Scotland - 1828
...an unsubstantial, it may be an ill-omened vision ; still it is the halo of the pure and lovely moon. 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 poems, of William Collins, with notes selected and orig. by W. Crowe

William Collins - 1828
...once like him to feel : His cypress wreath my meed decree, And I, O Fear, will dwell with thee !• 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...
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The Fairy Mythology, Volume 2

Thomas Keightley - Fairy tales - 1828
...of Shakspeare present a few more characteristic traits of the Fairies, which should not be omitted. 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 Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: With a Life, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1828
...Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's hirth is celehrated, This hird of dawning singeth all night long : And then they say no spirit dares stir ahroad ; The nights are wholesome: then no planets strike, \o fairy takes, nor witch hath...
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The Poems of William Collins: With Notes Selected from the Editions of ...

William Collins - Poems - 1828 - 76 pages
...like him to fee! r His cypress wreath my meed decree, And I, O Fear, will dwell with thee !* The Mid 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...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...There sat a man of ripe and perfect age, \Vhodid them meditate all his life laut;. ´'atrie (┐ueene. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes, Wherein...singeth all night long, And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad. He will maintain you like a gentlewoman. — Aye, that 1 will, come cut and longtail...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

English essays - 1829 - 264 pages
...veneration for that season. ' It faded on the crowinf of the cock. Some gay, that ever 'gainst that ftcuon comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The...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 London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...against the time, they should come to settle themselves in the land promised unto their fathers. Hooker. Some say, that ever, 'gainst that season comes, Wherein...Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning smgeth all night long : And then they say, no spirit walks abroad ; The nights arc wholesome ; then...
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