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" There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the winter time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle, And makes milch-kine... "
London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 421
by David Hughson - 1808
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Nell Gwynne, 1650-1687: Her Life Story from St. Giles's to St. James's with ...

Arthur Irwin Dasent - Actors - 1924 - 322 pages
...cry, and ban-dogs howl, And spirits walk and ghosts break up their graves. In Mistress Page's words: There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns. Though this tree of ill -repute was destroyed a century ago, many giants of the forest,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society, Volume 14

Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society - Forests and forestry - 1895
...the Windsor trees, ' Herne's Oak," which Shakespeare in his Merry Wive* of Windsor thus refers to — "There is an old tale goes, that Herne the Hunter,...still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts the tree, and takes the cattle ; And makes milch-kino yield blood,...
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society, Volume 13

Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society - Forests and forestry - 1893
...claiming the honour of being the tree immortalised by Shakespeare in the " Merry Wives of Windsor "— " There is an old tale goes, that Herne the Hunter ;...Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest, Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns ; And there he blasts...
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Beiblatt zur Anglia, Volume 19

English philology - 1908
...to Been." Shakespeare hat den alten glauben für die „Merry Wives of Windsor" benutzt (IV u. V): There is an old tale goes, that Herne the hunter,...winter time, at still midnight Walk round about an oak You have heard of such a spirit Hark, good mine Host: To-night at Herne's oak, just 'twixt twelve and...
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Green Man and Other Plays

Don Nigro - Drama - 1991 - 138 pages
...employed the legend to torture poor Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor, where Mistress Page reports: There is an old tale goes that Herne the hunter, sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns; and there he blasts...
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Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis

Norman O. Brown - Philosophy - 1991 - 250 pages
...ghostly hunters who ride through the sky on stormy evenings, known in nearly all parts of the world. Herne the Hunter Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight Walk round about an oak with great ragg'd horns. G. Roheim, Gates of...
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A View to a Death in the Morning

Matt CARTMILL - History - 1996 - 331 pages
...in the stories told of Herne, the antlered bogeyman of Windsor Forest memorialized by Shakespeare: There is an old tale goes that Herne the Hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor Forest, Doth all the wintertime, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragged horns; And there he blasts...
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Hunting in Middle English Literature

Anne Rooney - Literary Collections - 1993 - 213 pages
...Wives of Windsor his links with the hunt had almost vanished and he had become a general bogeyman: There is an old tale goes, that Herne the Hunter (Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest) Doth all the winter-time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns, And there he blasts...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 1263 pages
...Devise but how you'll use him when he comes, And let us two devise to bring him thither. MISTRESS PAGE. / .~ 7 _| [ X Ɨ 58| ? # X ~ ˵w ; ; ǩw_ '.= ߺ. џ y " contr winter-time, at still midnight, Walk round about an oak, with great ragg'd horns; And there he blasts...
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Santa Claus, Last of the Wild Men: The Origins and Evolution of Saint ...

Phyllis Siefker - History - 1997 - 219 pages
...pesky chains that bind him to humans, and of how the old people brought his tale to new generations: There is an old tale goes that Herne the hunter, Sometime a keeper here in Windsor forest, Doth all the wintertime, at still midnight, The Celt's horned god is preserved on this second-century Gundestrup...
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