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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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The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 32

John George Cochrane - 1844
...touched upon Christmas Eve with a reverential tenderness, sweet as if he had spoken it hushingly? ' Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawmng singeth all night long: . And then, they say, no sprite dares stir abroad; The nights...
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New Illustrations of the Life, Studies, and Writings of Shakespeare, Volume 2

Joseph Hunter - 1845
...portents did appear ; As stars with trains of fire, &c. I. 1. MARCELLUS. Some say, that ever 'gainst the season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long. It is not observed in the notes, as possibly being too well known to need the remark, that it is a...
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The Old Hall, Or, Our Hearth and Homestead, Volume 1

John Mills - 1845
...HEARTH AOT) HOMESTEAD. CHAPTER I " It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst the season comes Wherein our Saviour's 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 strike,...
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The Old Bachelor in the Old Scottish Village. [Essays and Sketches.]

Thomas Aird - Scotland - 1845 - 247 pages
...the olden time) the very season is considered sacredly wholesome against all unnatural harms : — " 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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The Book of Christmas: Descriptive of the Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions ...

Thomas Kibble Hervey - Christmas - 1845 - 220 pages
...watcher may hear the ringing of subterranean bells. In the mining districts, again, the workmen declare that " ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated," high mass is solemnly performed, in that cavern which contains the richest lode of ore, — that it...
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Christmas in the Olden Time, Or, The Wassail Bowl

John Mills - Christmas stories, English - 1846 - 141 pages
...HOMESTEAD," ęC WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY DUNCAN, ENGRAVED BY LINTON. H. HT'RST, KING WILLIAM ST.. STB AND. "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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The Book of Shakespeare Gems: In a Series of Landscape Illustrations of the ...

William Shakespeare - 1846 - 94 pages
...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 our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad; The nights...
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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 our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad ; The nights...
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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 3

English literature - 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 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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Hamlet

William Shakespeare, Russell Jackson - Performing Arts - 1996 - 208 pages
...the mystical atmosphere. Exterior / SENTRY POST Dawn MARCELLUS 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 can walk abroad, The nights...
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