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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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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 3

1847
...population. Perhaps the finest of them is that alluded to by Shakespeare in the following lines: " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, fairy- takes, nor witch hath power to chann, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." "Here,"...
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Playford's Soham Magazine, and Friendly Monitor

1847
...cattle to kneel in their stalls, their heads bowed to the eut, as if in dévotion.t Shakspere writes, " 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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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 3

1847
...population. Perhaps the finest of them is that alluded to by Shakespeare in the following lines: " 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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...earnest devotion. The very superstitions of the people were hallowed by their confiding belief : 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 planet strikes, No fairy takes, nor witch hath...
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History of the Parish and Town of Bampton: With the District and Hamlets ...

John Allen Giles - 1848 - 178 pages
...ever after during the 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." Traces of these religious breakfasts are said to have been still met with in several...
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Notes and Queries

1895
...firstnamed festival. Perhaps Milton, in the quotation at the above reference, remembered Shakespeare : gome say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planeU strike, No fairy take, nor witch hath...
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Notes and Queries

1883
...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...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." WCB CHRISTMAS PASTIMES IN QUEEN ELIZABETH'S REIGN. Amongst the original letters preserved by the...
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Christmas with the Poets: A Collection of Songs, Carols, and Descriptive ...

Henry Vizetelly - 1851 - 191 pages
...Winter cannot mar. In David's city doth this Sun appear, Clouded in flesh, yet Shepherds sit we here. " 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 dramatic works of William Shakspeare, from the text of Johnson ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1851
...birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning sinijeth 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 Life and Beauties of Shakespeare: Comprising Careful Selections from ...

William Shakespeare - 1851 - 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'or the dew of yon high eastern hill. REAL...
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