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" At that fair it was the custom for the unmarried persons of both sexes to choose a companion according to their liking, with whom they were to live till that time next year. This was called hand-fasting, or hand in fist. If they were pleased with each... "
The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Wigton - Page 404
1845
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The statistical account of Scotland: Drawn up from the ..., Volume 12

Sir John Sinclair - Scotland - 1794
...live till that time next year. This was called band.fajling, or hand in fill. If they were pleafed with each other at that time, then they continued together for life ; if not, they feparated, and were free to make another choice as at the firft. The fruit of their connexion (if there...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...till fa^ time next year. This was called band-fasting, ges. or hand in fist. If they were pleased witK each other at that time, then they continued together...were free to make another choice as at the first. The fruit of their connection (if there- were any) was always attached to the disaffected person. In...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805
...liking, with whom they were to Singular iíve tjji tnat tjme next year. This was called band-fasting, or hand in fist. If they were pleased with each other...time, then they continued together for life ; if not, fhey separated, and were free to make another choice as at the first. The fruit of their connection...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 11

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...fexes, to choofe a companion with whom they were to live till that time next year. If they were p'.eafed with each other at that time, then they continued together for life; if not, they feparated, and were free to make another choice as at firft. The fruit of their connection, if there...
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The Northern star, or Yorkshire magazine, ed. by A. Jewitt

Arthur Jewitt
...with whom they were to live till that time next year. This was called Hand-fasting, or Hund-in-fist. If they were pleased with each other at. that time,...separated, and were free to make another choice as at first. The fruit of their connection (if there were any) was always attached to the disaffected person....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...unmarried persons of both sexes to choose a companion with whom they were to live till that time next year. If they were pleased with each other at that time,...separated, and were free to make another choice as at first. The fruit of their connexion, if there were any, was always attached to the disaffected person....
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1832
...annual fair held time out of mind at the meeting of the Black and White Esks, now entirely laid aside. At that fair it was the custom for unmarried persons...were free to make another choice as at the first. The fruit of the connexion, if there were any, was always attached to the disaffected person. In later...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...sexes to choose a companion, according to their liking, with whom they were to live till that lime next year. This was called " hand-fasting," or hand...were free to make another choice as at the first. The fruit of the connexion, if there were any, was always attached to the disaffected person. In later...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 9-10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1837
...that time next year : this was called kaad-fasling. If they were pleased with each other at that time, they continued together for life ; if not, they separated, and were free to make another choice as at first. Divisions, Towns, $c. — There is no division of the county for political purposes, but within...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 9

1838
...that time next year : this was called hand-fasting. If they were pleased with each other at that time, they continued together for life ; if not, they separated, and were free to make another choice as at first. Divisions, Towns, $-c. — There is no division of the county for political purposes, but within...
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