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" 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 nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm,... "
Playford's Soham Magazine, and Friendly Monitor - Page 177
1847
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...feathery dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: Some say that ever 'gainst that 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...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1821
...of the truth herein This present object made probation. MJR. It faded on the crowing of the cock 5 . Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, Bourne of Newcastle, in his Antiquities of the Common People, informs us, " It is a. received tradition...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...of the truth herein This present object made probation f. Afar* It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singfth all night long: And then they say no spirit dares*stir abroad; The nights...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...feathery dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: Some say that ever 'gainst that 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...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...feathery dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: " Some say that ever 'gainst that 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...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...feathery dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival: " Some say that ever 'gainst that 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...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...to insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. “It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever ‘gainst that season comes Wherein...wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes; no witch hath power to charm; - Soballow'd and so gracious is the time.” This admirable author, as...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

English essays - 1823
...insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. •" It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes; no witch hath power to charm ; So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." This admirable author, as...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 1823
...to insinuate a kind of religious veneration for that season. " It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever "gainst that season comes "Wherein...The bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then the}' say, no spirit dares stir abroad : The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy...
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The British Essayists: Tatler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...and to insinuate a kind of ligious veneration for that season. It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeih all night long, And then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad : The niglils are wholesome...
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