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" Dr. Chandler tells us, in his Travels in Greece, that it is related, where Druidism prevailed the houses were decked with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder... "
The New Monthly Belle Assemblée - Página 53
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volumen17

1804
...with ever-greens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." ., T ••I. '. . CHRISTMAS BOX. We are told, in the Athenian Oracle, that the *Christmas-'Box-Money...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1810 - 424 páginas
...Eter-grccns in Decent* " ber, that the Sylvan Spirits might repair to them, and remain " unnipped with Frost and cold Winds, until a milder Season had " renewed the foliage of their darling Abodes." Travels in Greece. * This illustrates the Spectator's Observation, where he tells...
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Travels in Asia Minor: Or An Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the ...

Richard Chandler - 1817
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. The gods of Greece, at least the inferior class, were conceived liable to like sufferings....
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volumen1

Charles Knight - 1820
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." In the ancient festivities of Christmas, while the cheer was of the most inviting...
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Flora Scotia; Or a Description of Scottish Plants Arranged Both ..., Volumen2

Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1821 - 589 páginas
...Chandler, " houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them and remain unniped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes," J4. POTAMOGETON. I* Upper leaves floating. 1. P, natans (broad-leaved Pond-weed),...
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Flora Scotica; Or, a Description of Scottish Plants: Arranged Both According ...

Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1821
...Chandler, " houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them and remain unniped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." 14. POTAMOGETON. . * Upper leaves floating. 1. P. nalans (Iroad-kaved Pond-iueed],...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. Stowe, in his Survey of London, says, that against the Feast of Christmas, every man's...
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Select Proverbs of All Nations: Illustrated with Notes and Comments. To ...

John Wade - 1824 - 215 páginas
...another custom of pagan origin. The ancient Druids decked their houses with hoBy and ivy in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped by the frost and cold winds till a milder season had renewed the foliage of their favourite abodes. But...
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The Boston Lyceum, Volúmenes1-2

1827
...with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes.' In Shakspeare's time, it was customary among the common people, as soon as the morning...
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A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed, Volumen2

George Johnston - 1829
...according to Dr CHANDLEH, " houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them unnipped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." 53. POTAMOGETON. 1. P. natans, upper leaves oblong-ovate, stalked, floating, coriaceous;...
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