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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 Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...feathery dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: — " Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, Tliis 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 - 1835
...: 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 are wholesome — then no planets strike , .No fairy takes , no witch...
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Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales

Thomas Roscoe - Travel writing - 1836 - 261 pages
...has not neglected to avail himself: — * Warton — Pennant : Tours in Wales, vol. iii. p. 160. 1 Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long,' &c. Kinniael Hall and Park, the seat of the Hollands, an old English family, who came into Wales in...
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The Shakespearian Tempest: With a Chart of Shakespeare's Dramatic Universe

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 360 pages
...the truth herein This present object made probation. Marcellus. It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow 'd and so gracious is the time. Horatio. So have I heard and do in part believe it. But, look,...
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The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story

Susan Hill - Juvenile Fiction - 2002 - 144 pages
...once. 'Some say that ever 'gainst that season anncs Win-rein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then,...No Fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is that time.' As I recited them aloud, a great peace came upon me, I was...
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The Imperial Theme

G. Wilson Knight - Literary Collections - 2002 - 392 pages
...But Marcellus also contrasts it with the holiest associations: 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, nor witch hath...
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Shakespeare's Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics

Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 244 pages
...in Cymbeline," Studies in English Literature 41 (2): 300. 4. Compare what Marcellus says in Hamlet: 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, nor witch hath...
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Shakespeare Survey, Volume 31

Kenneth Muir - Drama - 2002 - 256 pages
...subterranean one. So it is again in Hamlet, where, according to Marcellus, in the period around Christmas, no spirit dare stir abroad, The nights are wholesome,...No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time. (1, i, 161-4) Furthermore, the sinister figure of Hecate, tri-form...
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The Merciful Rebuke Satan: The Short Stories and Searing Vision of Howard Riell

Howard Riell - Fiction - 2002 - 284 pages
...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...NO fairy takes, nor witch hath Power to charm, So hallo w'd and so gracious is the time. HORATIO So have I heard and do in part believe it. But, look,...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...the truth herein This present object made probation. MARCELLUS It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, iw This bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad; The...
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