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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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Beauties of the British Poets: Being a Pocket Dictionary of Their Most ...

English poetry - 1834 - 317 pages
...our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then they sayj no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome,...No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time. Skakspeare. Clelia. Her Vanity in the Alms-House, Now friendless,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...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: AnH then, they say, no spirit dares stir abroad; The nights...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1834
...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. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1835
...ever'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birlh is celebrated, This bird of dawning siugeth all night long ; And then , they say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights arc wholesome—then no planets strike , .No fairy takes , no witch hath power to charm , So hallowed...
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Wanderings and Excursions in North Wales

Thomas Roscoe - Travel writing - 1836 - 261 pages
...to have had a poetical eye for all antique Welsh customs, has not neglected to avail himself:— ' Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long,' &c. Kinmael Hall and Park, the seat of the Hollands, an old English family, who came into Wales in...
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Annals and Antiquities of Dryburgh and Other Places on the Tweed

Sir David Erskine - 1836 - 248 pages
...probation. .,. " It faded at the crowing of the cock— " Some say that ever 'gainst that season come* " Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, " The bird...singeth all night long; '< And then, they say, no spirit doth walk abroad, The nights are wholesome—then no planet strikes— " No fairy takes—no witch...
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Select plays from Shakspeare; adapted for the use of schools and young ...

William Shakespeare - 1836
...[Exit Ghost. Ber. It was about to speak, when the cock crew. Mar. 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 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. [pseud.], Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1836
...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 was celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then, they say, no spirit dares stii...
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Sketches of Imposture, Deception, and Credulity

Sketches, Richard Alfred DAVENPORT - 1837 - 368 pages
...the Ghost in Hamlet disappears at the crowing of the cock: " 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 hallowed, and so gracious is the time. An oak of the early-budding...
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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...wholesome; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath power to charm j So hallowed, and so gracious is the time. An oak of the early-budding...
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