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" It faded on the crowing of the cock. 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 nights are wholesome; then... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare : Accurately Printed from the Text of the ... - Page 134
by William Shakespeare - 1805
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon [pseud.], Volume 2

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1820 - 419 pages
...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...are wholesome — then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time. Amidst the general call...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 57

English literature - 1839
...said, that bread baked on this eve, will not become mouldy. Can Shakspeare be too hacknied to quote? " Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein...nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time." The evergreens with...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...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...are wholesome — then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time. Amidst the general call...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare: To which are Added His ...

William Shakespeare - 1821
...erring* spirit hies To his confine : and of the truth herein This present object made probation f. Afar* It faded on the crowing of the cock. Some say, that...Saviour's birth is celebrated, This bird of dawning singfth all night long : And then they say no spirit dares*stir abroad; The nights are wholesome; then...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...dames," was thought by the common people to announce the approach of this sacred festival : " Same say that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our...are wholesome — then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is the time." Amidst the general call...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...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...say, no spirit dares stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome—then no planets strike, No fairy takes, no witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...cock. Some say,' that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then,...nights are wholesome : then no planets strike, No fairy takes*; no witch hath power to charm; So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.' This admirable author,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text of the ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1823
...elegant and noble, and congruous to the common traditions of the causes of apparitions. JOHNSON. s 4 To offer it the show of violence ; For it is, as the...nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takesi, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time. Hor. So have I heard,...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 1823
...cock. Some 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...nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath power to charm ; So ballow'd and so gracious is the time." This admirable author,...
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The British Essayists

English essays - 1823
...cock. Some say, that ever 'gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long, And then,...nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes ; no witch hath power to charm ; So liallow'd and so gracious is the time." This admirable author,...
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