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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Hamlet. Othello ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...fire. And of," tc. " To his confine, whether in sea or air, 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...
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The life of Shakspeare; enquiries into the originality of his dramatic plots ...

Augustine Skottowe - 1824
...cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season conies Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singeth all night long: And then,...to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." f Such is, undoubtedly, the popular superstition ; but, in point of reasoning, nothing can be more...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 2

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...animal, like the " glow-worm," showed " the matin to be near." " 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 Life of Shakespeare: Enquiries Into the Originality of His ..., Volume 2

Augustine Skottowe - Dramatists, English - 1824
...animal, like the " glow-worm," showed " the matin to be near." " 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 Beauties of Shakespeare: Selected from Each Play : with a General Index ...

William Shakespeare, William Dodd - Fore-edge painting - 1824 - 385 pages
...object made probation-]-. T.HE REVERENCE PAID TO CHRISTMAS TIME. 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.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...to wander after idle fires: &c. 452. Milton had Shakespeare in his head, Hamlet, act isl Some s:iy, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, &c. But then they any no spirit walks abroad, &c. But the imitation is more immediately from the speech...
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The First Edition of the Tragedy of Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Princes - 1825 - 71 pages
...faded on the crowing of the Cocke, Some say, that euer gainst that season comes, Wherein our Sauiours birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long, And then they say, no spirite dare walke abroade, The nights are wholesome,then no planet frikes, No Fairie takes, nor Witch...
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The Family Shakspeare ... in which Nothing is Added to the Original Text ...

William Shakespeare - 1825
...of the truth herein This present object made probation. 1 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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Sketches of History, Politics, and Manners, in Dublin, and the North of ...

John Gamble - Dublin (Ireland) - 1826 - 355 pages
...many valuable properties as it does to the witch-elm, and churn-staffs are universally made of it: " Then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the wood." I cannot here forbear throwing out, as a conjecture, that, perhaps,...
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