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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 Stratford Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight, Volumes 17-22

William Shakespeare - 1856
...and of the truth herein This present object made probation. And then, they say, no spirit can walk 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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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1857
...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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The English Constitution in the Reign of King Charles the Second

Andrew Amos - 1857 - 328 pages
...according to Shakspere, ghosts are scared by the arrival of Christmas : And then they say, no spirit does stir abroad; The nights are wholesome, then no planets...to charm, So hallow'd, and so gracious is the time. ( With regard to Chief Justice Raynsford's denial of the writ of Habeas Corpus in the time of Vacation,...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1857
...is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk 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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Christmas Holidays at Cedar Grove

Mary Alice Seymour - 1858 - 243 pages
...are so ill-mannerly as to walk to-night. Don't you remember what Shakspeare tells us in Hamlet: "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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God Manifest: A Treatise on the Goodness, Wisdom, and Power of God, as ...

Oliver Prescott Hiller - 1858 - 466 pages
...the truth herein This present object made probation. Manillas. 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 plays (poems) of Shakespeare, ed. by H. Staunton, the illustr ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1860
...the truth herein, This present object made probation. MAR. It faded on the crowing of the cock. (2) Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...night long: And then, they say, no spirit dare stir t abroad : The nights are wholesome ; then no plam-'strike, No fairy takes/ nor witch hath power to...
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Christmas: Its Customs and Carols. With Compressed Vocal Score of Select ...

William Wallace Fyfe - 1860 - 190 pages
...blessed period of Christmas is held to enjoy from the spells of witchcraft, sorcery, and evil : " 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 Btrike, So hallowed and so gracious is...
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Autobiographical Recollections

Charles Robert Leslie - 1860 - 363 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." He said the reply of Horatio was, he believed, exactly that which Shakespeare himself would have made...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 1

1861
...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." All this, doubtless, is very strange to Mr. Beecher, and unaccountable. He marvels that anybody should...
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