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" Cymhortha, or the neighbourly aid practised among farmers? which is of various kinds. In some districts of .South Wales, all the neighbours of a small farmer without means appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land, and the like ; and at such... "
Supplement to the Glossary of Indian Terms - Page 22
by Sir Henry Miers Elliot - 1845 - 447 pages
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The history of Oswestry, from the earliest period; its antiquities & customs ...

Oswestry (England) - 1815 - 200 pages
...a small farmer without means, appoint a day, when they all attend to plough his land, and the like; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual...be used in making pottage for the whole company." GOOD FRIDAY CROSS BUNS. Hutchinson derives the Good-Friday Bun from the sacred cakes, which were offered...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823 - 494 pages
...means, appoint a day •when they all attend to plough his land, and the like ; and at such a time it in a custom for each individual to bring his portion...whole company : and they bring nothing else but the leeks in particular for the occasion." Early on the 1 st of March, the young maidens of the village...
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The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ...

Thomas Byerley - 1823 - 528 pages
...a small farmer without means, appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land, and the like ; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual to bring his portion of leeks, to he used in making pottage for the whole company: and they bring nothing else but the leeks in particular...
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Cambrian Superstitions, Comprising Ghosts, Omens, Witchcraft, Traditions, &c ...

William Howells - Folklore - 1831 - 220 pages
...farmer without means, appoint a day, when they attend to plough his land, or assist in other officei ; and at such a time, it is a custom for each individual to bring bis portion of leeks, to be used in making pottage for the company." In the Royal Apopthegms of King...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845 - 854 pages
...farmer without means, appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land, and the like ; and at snch a time it is a custom for each individual to bring...whole company ; and they bring nothing else but the leeVs in particular for the occasion." "The commemoration of the British victory," says Brand, with...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 21

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 806 pages
...a small farmer without means, appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land and the like ; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual to bring his portion of Leeks to be used in making1 pottage for the whole company, and they bring nothing else but the Leeks in particular for...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 9

1851 - 790 pages
...small farmer without means appoint a day, when they all attend to plough his lands, and the like ; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual...whole company, and they bring nothing else but the leeks in particular for the occasion." The most probable account of its origin, however, seems to be...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849 - 574 pages
...a small farmer without means appoint a day when they all attend to plough his lands and the like ; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual...whole company ; and they bring nothing else but the Leeks in particular for the occasion." The reader is left to reconcile this passage with what has been...
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The Leisure Hour, Volumes 1253-1305

1876 - 898 pages
...a sniiill farmer without means appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land and tho like; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual to bring his portion of leeks, to bo used in making pottage for the whole company, and they bring nothing elso but the leeks in particular...
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British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

Wirt Sikes - History - 1880 - 470 pages
...a small farmer without means appoint a day when they all attend to plough his land, and the like ; and at such a time it is a custom for each individual...whole company ; and they bring nothing else but the leeks in particular for the occasion.' Some find the true origin of the custom in Druidical days, but...
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