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" They cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the middle; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk, and bring, besides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whisky... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 218
1826
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The History of the County of Gloucester: Compressed, and Brought Down to the ...

Gloucestershire (England) - 1803
...it dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk ; besides which ingredients, they bring plenty of beer* and whisky, for each of the company must contribute something. The rite begins with spilling some of the caudle on the ground, by way of libation ; on that every one...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners : with Strictures ..., Volume 17

Great Britain - 1804
...Beltein, a rural sacrifice. They cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the middle ; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress...the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whiskey ; for each of the company must contribute something. The rites begin with spilling some of...
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The Literary panorama, Volume 5, Issue 1809

1809
...Bet-lcin, n rural sacrifice. They cut a square trench on the ground, leaving the tutf in the middle ; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large candle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk, and brinr, besides the ingredients of the CJudle, plenty...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 424 pages
...Beltein, a rural Sacrifice: They cut a square Trench in the Ground, leaving the Turf in the Middle ; on that they make a Fire of Wood, on which they dress...the Ingredients of the Caudle, Plenty of Beer and Whiskey ; for each of the Company must contribute something. The Rites begin with spilling some of...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's Anti ...

John Brand - Great Britain - 1810 - 471 pages
...Beltein, a rural Sacrifice: They cut a square Trench in the Ground, leaving the Turf in the Middle; on that they make a Fire of Wood, on which they dress...the Ingredients of the Caudle, Plenty of Beer and Whiskey ; for each of the Company must contribute something. The Rites begin with spilling some of...
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The Paisley Repository: Being Chiefly a Collection of Poetry, Original and ...

Chapbooks, Scottish
...fire of wood, on which they dressed a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk; and brought, besides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of beer and whisky; for each of the company contributed something. The rites began with spilling some of .the caudle on the ground, by way of libation:...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1814
...htUein, a rural sacri6ce: they cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the middle; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress a large caudle of eggs, butter, oat meal and milk, and bring hesides the ingredients of the caudle, plenty of heer and whiskey; for...
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Strains of the Mountain Muse

Joseph Train - 1814 - 228 pages
...that they make a fire, on which they make a large caudle of eggs, butter, oatmeal, and milk ready. The rites begin with spilling some of the caudle on the ground ; then every one takes a cake, upon which are raised nine square knobs ; each dedicated to some particular...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 3

1818
...hold their Beltein : they cut a square trench in the ground, leaving the turf in the i,,iddle ; on that they make a fire of wood, on which they dress...spilling some of the caudle on the ground, by way oflibation ; on that every one takes a cake of oatmeal, upon which are raised nine square knobs, each...
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...wood, en which -they dress a large caudle of «firs, butter, oatmeal and milk. — The rites hegin with spilling some of the caudle on the ground, by way of libation ; they end in a feast on the caudle. See PINKERTON'S Voy. and Trav'. part ix. p. 49. But there is not...
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