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" gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long... "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Page 202
1808
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The Old Bachelor in the Old Scottish Village. [Essays and Sketches.]

Thomas Aird - Scotland - 1845 - 247 pages
...the olden time) the very season is considered sacredly wholesome against all unnatural harms : — " Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes. Wherein...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...
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The Book of Christmas: Descriptive of the Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions ...

Thomas Kibble Hervey - Christmas - 1845 - 220 pages
...and connect together its more special and characteristic observances. CHRISTMAS EVE. 24TH DECEMBER. 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 Book of Shakespeare Gems: In a Series of Landscape Illustrations of the ...

G. F. Sargent, William Shakespeare - 1846 - 94 pages
...and of the truth herein This present object made probation. Mar. 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 singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad; The nights are wholesome; then...
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Christmas in the Olden Time, Or, The Wassail Bowl

John Mills - Christmas stories, English - 1846 - 141 pages
...HOMESTEAD," «C WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY DUNCAN, ENGRAVED BY LINTON. H. HT'RST, KING WILLIAM ST.. STB AND. "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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...earnest devotion. The very superstitions of the people were hallowed by their confiding belief : — Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit can walk abroad ; The nights are wholesome ;...
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 3

1847
...population. Perhaps the finest of them is that alluded to by Shakespeare in the following lines: " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...SAVIOUR'S birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long ; And then, they say, no spirit dare» stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome...
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Playford's Soham Magazine, and Friendly Monitor

1847
...cattle to kneel in their stalls, their heads bowed to the eut, as if in dévotion.t Shakspere writes, " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...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 ;...
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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 3

English literature - 1847
...population. Perhaps the finest of them is that alluded to by Shakespeare in the following lines: " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...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...
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The Unseen World: Communications with It, Real Or Imaginary, Including ...

John Mason Neale - Apparitions - 1847 - 216 pages
...Christmas eve, you will find the animals on their knees. EUSEBIA. And Shakspere will tell you that "Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...SAVIOUR'S Birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning croweth all night long." PISTUS. A trueV symbolism than any of the above is, I think, to be foundjn...
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The Churchman's companion

1873
...of the protecting love and care of Him who had sent them " tidings of great joy." THE HOLY NIGHT. " Some say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our SAVIOUR'S birth is celebrated .... no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, Nor fairy takes,...
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