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" Holydayes, they come and take one another by the hand ; the one of them saith, ' The Lord, or Christ, is risen... "
The General chronicle and literary magazine - Page 370
1811
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand, Henry Bourne - 1810
...during the Easter Holy days, they come " and take one another by the Hand; the one of " them saith, " The Lord or Christ is risen." The " other answereth, " It is so of a Truth." And " then they kiss and exchange their Eggs both Men " and Women, continuing in Kissing four Days...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1810 - 424 pages
...during the Easter Holy-days, they come " and take one another by the Hand; the one of " them saith, " The Lord or Christ is risen." The " other answereth, " It is so of a Truth." And " then they kiss and exchange their Eggs both Men " and Women, continuing in Kissing four Daytf...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 3

1824
...during the Easter holy-days, they come and take one another by the hand ; the one of them saith, ' the Lord, or Christ, is risen.' The other answereth,...more, it should seem, than that the ceremony was kept for four days. Ray has preserved an old English proverb on this subject : — " I'll warrant you for...
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The Churchman's Magazine and Village Churchman for the Year of Our Lord ...

Religion - 1844
...friends meet during the Easter holidays, they take one another by the hand. The one of them saifh, ' The Lord, or Christ, is risen.' The other answereth,...exchange their eggs, both men and women, continuing so for four days together." There is an old English proverb still preserved on this subject—" I'll...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849
...during the Easter Holydayes, they come and take one another by the hand ; the one of them saith, ' The Lord, or Christ, is risen ;' the other answereth, ' It is so of a trueth ;' and then they kiss and exchange their egges, both men and women, continuing in kissing four...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 1

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1853
...and women, continuing in kissing four dayes together." Our ancient voyage- writer means no more here, it should seem, than that the ceremony was kept up for four days. On the modern practice of this custom, in Russia, see Dr. Clarke's Travels, i. 59.1 In Germany, sometimes,...
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Easter eggs, a sketch of a good old custom

William Henry Cremer - Easter eggs - 1870 - 16 pages
...friends meet during the Easter holidays (after the salutations of the day have passed between • them) they kiss and exchange their eggs, both men and women continuing in kissing four days together." * An "eye-witness," in describing the "feast of Paque " as kept at Moscow on the 5th of April, 1702,...
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The Mercersburg Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1874
...meete during the Easter Holydayes, they come and take one another by the hand ; the one of them saith, 'The Lord, or Christ, is risen;' the other answereth, 'It is so of a trueth;' and then they kiss and exchange their egges, both men and women, continuing in kissing four...
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Credulities Past and Present: Including the Sea and Seamen, Miners, Amulets ...

William Jones - Superstition - 1880 - 560 pages
...during the Easter Holydayes, they come and take one another by the hand ; the one of them saith, ' The Lord, or Christ, is risen !' The other answereth, ' It is so of a trueth,' and then they kiss and exchange their eggcs." The red colour mentioned is in memory of the...
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Walford's Antiquarian Magazine and Bibliographical Review, Volume 7

George W. Redway, Edward Walford - Archaeology - 1885
...friends meet during the Easter holidays (after the salutations of the day have been passed between them) they kiss and exchange their eggs, both men and women continuing in kissing four days together." "An eyewitness," in describing the " Feast of Pique " as kept at Moscow on the 5th of April, 1702,...
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