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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 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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Sketches of Imposture: Deception and Credulity

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1837 - 368 pages
...the Ghost in Hamlet disappears at the crowing of the cock : v "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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Excursions in North Wales: Including Aberystwith and the Devil's Bridge ...

William Bingley - 1839 - 355 pages
...confine. But, during this holy season, the cock was supposed to exert his power throughout the night : Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike ; No fairy takes : no witch hath power...
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Sir Cosmo Digby

James Augustus St. John - 1843
...the season of Christmas, which are thus commemorated by the first, perhaps, of uninspired writers. " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad, The nights are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power...
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Knight's Cabinet edition of the works of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1843
...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...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes,* nor witch hath...
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Book 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 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...charm : So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." J * Winter's Tale. t William Hone's ' Ancient Mysteries,' p. 92. { Hamlet, Act i., Scene i. Surely...
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The Old Bachelor in the Old Scottish Village. [Essays and Sketches.]

Thomas Aird - 1845 - 247 pages
...the olden time) the very season is considered sacredly wholesome against all unnatural harms : " 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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The Book of Christmas: Descriptive of the Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions ...

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1845 - 220 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...So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." HAMLET. THE progress of the Christmas celebrations has, at length, brought us up to the immediate threshold...
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The Old Hall, Or, Our Hearth and Homestead, Volume 1

John Mills - 1845
...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." A RIGHT merry time is Christmas ! Then, the misletoe hangs from the beam, and red-berried holly is...
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The Book of Shakespeare Gems: In a Series of Landscape Illustrations of the ...

William Shakespeare - 1846 - 94 pages
...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...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad; The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power...
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