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" It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then... "
HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS - Page 419
by KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...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: Tatler

James Ferguson - 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 Plays of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. Hor. So I have heard, and do in part believe U. But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 2

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." f Such is, undoubtedly, the popular superstition ; but, in point of reasoning, nothing can be more...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." f Such is, undoubtedly, the popular superstition ; but, in point of reasoning, nothing can be more...
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The Plays, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1824
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. Hor. So I have heard, and do in part believe it. But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks...
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The Beauties of Shakspeare Regularly Selected from Each Play. With a General ...

William Shakespeare - 1827 - 345 pages
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. MORNING. But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill. REAL...
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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;. ï'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 Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. Hor. So have I heard, and do in part believe it. But, look, the morn, in -russet mantle clad, Walks...
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