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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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Domestic fowl: their natural history, breeding, rearing, and general management

H D. Richardson - 1847
...cock-crowing is likewise at a certain season rendered still more important — " Some say that ever against that season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated — The bird of dawning singeth all night long! And then, they say, no spirit walks abroad. The nights are wholesome — then...
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History of the Parish and Town of Bampton: With the District and Hamlets ...

John Allen Giles - Bampton (England) - 1848 - 178 pages
...ever after during the holy season the cock was supposed to exert his power throughout the night. " 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 walks abroad." Traces of these religious breakfasts...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1848
...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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1895
...firstnamed festival. Perhaps Milton, in the quotation at the above reference, remembered Shakespeare : gome 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 spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1897
...present text. RM SFBHCK, MA Manse of Arbuthnott, NB • HAJÍLKT,' I. i.— Some say, that erer 'gainit that season comes, Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning aingeth all night long. Shakespeare evidently alludes to some tradition or superstition ; bat what...
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Dramatic Discourse: Dialogue as Interaction in Plays

Vimala Herman - Performing Arts - 1998 - 331 pages
...enunciation. but with reference to a timeless time. a hallowed and sacred time. of hope and redemption. 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: then...
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Shakespeare, the King's Playwright: Theater in the Stuart Court, 1603-1613

Alvin B. Kernan - Drama - 1997 - 230 pages
...Thames valley, and the sacramental description of Christmas would have struck the right holiday note: 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, then...
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Seven Bells to Bethlehem: The O Antiphons of Advent

Oliver Treanor - Religion - 1995 - 133 pages
...Since it is from him that the title of this last chapter comes, we shall let him have the final word. 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; then...
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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William J. Federer, William Joseph Federer - Literary Collections - 1994 - 845 pages
...opposed numbers Pluck their hearts from them.34 In Hamlet, 1600-1601, act I, scene I, Shakespeare wrote: Some say — that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...Saviour's birth is celebrated The bird of dawning singeth all night long.35 In act III, scene i, line 150, he wrote: 1 have heard of your paintings too,...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare, Russell Jackson - Performing Arts - 1996 - 208 pages
...the mystical atmosphere. Exterior / SENTRY POST Dawn MARCELLUS 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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