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" ... each tree, pronounce these words : " Stand fast root : bear well top ; God send us a youling sop, Every twig apple big, Every bough apple enow." For which incantation the confused rabble expect a gratuity in money or drink, which is no less welcome... "
A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ... - Page 938
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1852
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New Curiosities of Literature & Book of the Months, Volume 1

George Soane - Fasts and feasts - 1847
...who sometimes condescended to relieve his antiquarian details by scraps of this kind, informs us " there is an odd custom used in these parts, about...with a most hideous noise run into the orchards, and incircling each tree, pronounce these words : Stand fast root, bear well top, God send us a youling^...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849
...asserting its prerogative in this respect." The following is from Hasted' s History of Kent, i. 109 : — " There is an odd custom used in these parts, about...a most hideous noise, run into the orchards, and, incircling each tree, pronounce these words : — " Stand fast root ; bear well top ; God send us a...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Children's stories - 1849 - 275 pages
...YOULING. In Rogation week there is or was an odd custom in the country about Keston and Wickham, in Kent. A number of young men meet together for the purpose,...Stand fast, root ; bear well, top ; God send us a youling sop ! E'ry twig, apple big ; E'ry bough, apple enow. Hats full, caps full, Full quarter sacks...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 1

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1853
...asserting its prerogative in this respect." The following is from Hasted's History of Kent, i. 109 : — " There is an odd custom used in these parts, about...a most hideous noise, run into the orchards, and, incircling each tree, pronounce these words : — " Stand fast root ; bear well top ; God send us a...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1853
...asserting its prerogative in this respect." The following is from Hasted's History of Kent, i. 109 :— " There is an odd custom used in these parts, about Keston and Wiekham, in Rogation Week, at which time a number of young men meet together for the purpose, and with...
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English Folk-rhymes: A Collection of Traditional Verses Relating to Places ...

G. F. Northall - Folk-songs, English - 1892 - 565 pages
...have been merely adapted from pagan rites ; but some of our customs of the time are of heathen origin. for the purpose, and with a most hideous noise run...words— ' Stand fast root; bear well top ; God send us a youling sop ! Every twig, apple big; Every bow, apple enow.' For which incantation the confused rabble...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 1

John Brand - Folklore - 1895
...asserting its prerogative in this respect." The following is from Hasted's History of Kent, i. 109 :— " There is an odd custom used in these parts, about...young men meet together for the purpose, and with n most hideous noise, run into the orchards, and, incircliug each tree, pronounce these words : —...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1900 - 807 pages
...fire burning bright, and dasht asunder tho, * The following is from Hasted 's History of Kent — " There is an odd custom used in these parts, about...a most hideous noise, run into the orchards, and, incircling each tree, pronounce these words — " ' Stand fast root ; beur well top : God send us a...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1900 - 807 pages
...with fire burning bright, and dasht asunder tho, * The following is from Hasted 's History of Kent — "There is an odd custom used in these parts, about...men meet together for the purpose, and with a most hideons noise, run into the orchards, and, incircling each tree, pronounce these words — " ' Stand...
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British Popular Customs, Present and Past: Illustrating the Social and ...

Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer - Folklore - 1900 - 520 pages
...yol. ii. p. 425. KENT. In Rogation week, about Keston and Wickham, a number of young men meet together and with a most hideous noise run into the orchards, and, encircling each tree, pronounce these words : " Sland fast root ; bear well top ; God seud us a youling sop 1 Every twig, apple big ; Every bough,...
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