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" gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long... "
Notes and Queries - Page 111
1868
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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...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...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 strike,...
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Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales

Thomas Roscoe - Travel writing - 1836 - 261 pages
...has not neglected to avail himself: — * Warton — Pennant : Tours in Wales, vol. iii. p. 160. 1 Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long,' &c. Kinniael Hall and Park, the seat of the Hollands,...
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Sketches of Imposture: Deception and Credulity

Richard Alfred Davenport - Common fallacies - 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 our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad : The...
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Excursions in North Wales: Including Aberystwith and the Devil's Bridge ...

William Bingley - Wales - 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 our SAVIOUR'S birth is celebrated The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad ; The nights...
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Excursions in North Wales, with corrections and additions by W.R. Bingley

William Bingley - 1839 - 80 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 our SAVIOUR'S birth is celebrated The bird of dawning singcth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad ; The nights...
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Lancashire: its history, legends, and manufactures

George Newenham Wright - 1841
...subsided. To this Shakspeare alludes in his tragedy of Hamlet — " Some say, that ever 'gainst this season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they eay, no spirits stir abroad." 'Tis of this advantage the carollers and revellers,...
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Medii ∆vi Kalendarium: Or Dates, Charters and Customs of the Middle Ages ...

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841
...with a reverential tenderness, sweet as if he had spoken it hushingly :" — Cock Crotr " Some шу, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, Tlir bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no sprite dares ętir abroad ; The...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1883
...through life. We will close with Shakspeare's beautiful allusion to a popular superstition : — " Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth ia celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they say, no spirit dare stay...
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William Shakspere: A Biography, Book 2

Charles Knight - 1843 - 544 pages
...William Shakspere. It was for the age when superstition, as we call it, had its poetical faith : — " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...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 strike,...
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Religious and Moral Sentences Culled from the Works of Shakespeare: Compared ...

William Shakespeare, Sir Frederick Beilby Watson - 1843 - 224 pages
...iii. 4. Heavens grant that Warwick's words bewitch him not. 3 HENRY VI. iii. 3. BIRTH OF OUR SAVIOUR. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes, Wherein...celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long, So hallowed, and so gracious, is the time. HAMLET, i. 1. BLESSING. God's benison go with you ! MACEETH,...
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