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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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A Flora of Berwick-upon-Tweed: Phaenogamous plants

George Johnston - 1829
...CHANDLER, " bouses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them unnipped I iy 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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The British Flora: Comprising the Phaenogamous, Or Flowering Plants, and the ...

Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1830 - 480 páginas
...Dr. Chandler tells us " houses were decked with them, that the sylvan spirits might repair thither and remain unnipped by frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." — Innumerable varieties of this plant are reared by gardeners, mainly depending...
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Flora Hibernica: Comprising the Flowering Plants, Ferns, Characeæ, Musci ...

James Townsend Mackay - 1836 - 279 páginas
...according to Dr. Chandler, 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. — Many elegant varieties of this ornamental tree are cultivated in the gardens and...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volumen2

John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 2693 páginas
...evergreens during whiter, " 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 England, perhaps the earliest record of this custom is in a carol in praise of...
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The doctrine of the Deluge; vindicating the scriptural account ..., Volumen1

Leveson Venables V. Harcourt - 1838
...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 favourite abodes." But there was one evergreen which the Druids took under their particular protection,...
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The Doctrine of the Deluge: Vindicating the Scriptural Account ..., Volumen1

Leveson Venables Vernon-Harcourt - 1838
...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 favourite abodes." But there was one evergreen which the Druids took under their particular protection,...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - 1838 - 660 páginas
...wilh evergreens in December, that the Sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped wilh or their darling abodes." f The morning of the Nativity was ushered in with the chaunting of Christmas...
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The Westminster Review

The Westminster Review January-April 1841 - 1841
...evergreens during winter, ' 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 England, perhaps the earliest record of this custom is in a carol in praise of...
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Lancashire: its history, legends, and manufactures

George Newenham Wright - 1841
...evergreens, which is evidently a heathen practice. " Houses were decked with evergreens in December, that the sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped by frost and wind, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abode." Yule-tide, the winter...
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A History of British Forest-trees: Indigenous and Introduced

Prideaux John Selby - 1842 - 540 páginas
...during winter, with evergreens, "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 ;" but it is more likely to have been first adopted by the early Christians, at Rome,...
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