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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... "
Early Latin Hymns: With Introduction and Notes - Page 32
edited by - 1922 - 445 pages
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The Parterre of fiction, poetry, history [&c.]., Volume 5

1836
...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 dare stir abroad." " Sleeping within mine orchard, My custom always of the afternoon, Upon my secure...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1837 - 220 pages
...Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's blrth is celebrated, This blrd of dawning singeth all night long. And then, they say, no spirit stirs abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planet strikes; No fairy takes, nor witch hath power...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The ...

Joseph Addison - 1837
...the crowing of the cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birlh is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long \ And then, say they, no spirit dares walk abroad : The nights are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 3

1838
...this great christian jubilee. " Some say, .that even 'gainst that season comes, Wherein our Savior'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 ; no witch hath...
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Excursions in North Wales: Including Aberystwith and the Devil's Bridge ...

William Bingley - Wales - 1839 - 355 pages
...confine. But, during this holy season, the cock was supposed to exert his power throughout the night : — Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike ; No fairy takes : no witch hath power...
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Innisfoyle abbey

Denis Ignatius Moriarty - 1840
...shores of the Atlantic Ocean. CHAPTER VI. THE COTTAGERS. " Yet ever when that hallowed season cornea, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird...singeth all night long; And then they say, no spirit walks abroad, No planet strikes, no witch hath power to charm, So holy and so gracious is the time."—Shakspeare....
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Medii Aevi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Volume 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841
...he had spohen it hushingly :" — Cnek Crou " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Whercin our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no sprite dares «tir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor...
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Medii Aevi Kalendarium: Or Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Volume 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841
...he had spohen it hushingly :" — Cock Crma " S°m6 say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Whercin our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no sprite dares «tir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor...
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Medii Ævi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of the ..., Volume 1

Robert Thomas Hampson - Calendar - 1841
...it hushingly :" — Cock Crmc " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour.s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no sprite dares *tir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1883
...popular superstition : — " Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth ia celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they say, no spirit dare stay abroad, The nights are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power...
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