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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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Christmas with the poets, a collection of songs, carols, and verses [ed. by ...

Christmas - 1852
...owl, To-whoo ; Tu-whit, to-whoo, a merry note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. W. SHA.KSPEAHE. 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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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

1852
...truth herein This present object made probation. •Harcellus. 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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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...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...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 Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1851
...SHAKSPEKE : A BIOGRAPHY. 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." * Surely it is the poet himself who adds, in the person of Horatio, "So have I heard, and do in part...
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Mr. Wray's Cash-box; Or The Mask and the Mystery

Wilkie Collins - 1852 - 171 pages
...birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singcth 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." " There's poetry ! " exclaimed Mr. Colebatch, looking up at the mask. " That's a cut above my tragedy...
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Dramatic Works: From the Text of Johnson, Stevens and Reed; with ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1852
...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. .HaK^So I have heard, and do in part believe it. But, look, the morn, in russet mantle clad, Walks...
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The Book of Christmas: Descriptive of the Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions ...

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1852 - 220 pages
...scare away all evil things from infesting the hallowed hours : — " 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." In the south-west of England, there exists a superstitious notion, that the oxen are to be found kneeling,...
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Ausfuhrliches theoretisch-praktisches lehrbuch der englischen sprache, Volume 2

G. F. Burckhardt - 1853
...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...hallow'd and so gracious is the time. (Hamlet. Act I.) Advice to a Son going to travel. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion'd thought his act....
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Welsh sketches, by the author of 'Proposals for Christian union'.

Ernest Silvanus Appleyard - 1853
...called ' plygan,' or ' the crowing of the cock.' Shakespeare finely describes this old opinion :" — " 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 have power...
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The National Magazine, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854
...eld, That scarce his loosed limbs he able was to wield. VOL. V.— 41 CHRISTMAS TIDE, BY SHAKSPEARE. 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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