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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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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 páginas
...with evergreens in December, that the Sylvan spirits might repair to them, and remain unnipped will) t he should find ease in a short lime darling abodes." f The morning of the Nativity was ushered in with the chaunting of Christinas Carols,...
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The Book of Christmas: Descriptive of the Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions ...

Thomas Kibble Hervey - 1845 - 220 páginas
...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 England, the practice, whencesoever derived, has existed from the very earliest...
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The occult sciences, the philosophy of magic, prodigies and ..., Volumen1

Anne Joseph Eusèbe Baconnière-Salverte - 1846
...originally intended as an inducement for the Sylvan spirits to " repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes. ""—BD. • Brand on Bourne's Antiquities, p. 193, far less remote from that of their...
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The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically ...

Daniel Jay Browne - 1846 - 520 páginas
...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." The earliest record of this custom in England, perhaps, is in a carol in praise of...
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The Gallery of Engravings, Volumen1

George Newenham Wright, Charles Henry Timperley - 1845
...churches with evergreens, 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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The Field, the Garden, and the Woodland; Or, Interesting Facts ..., Volumen2

Anne Pratt - 1847 - 194 páginas
...times of the Druids, houses were decked with boughs, " 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." It is rather difficult to conceive what must have been the ideas of the Druids respecting...
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The Occult Sciences: The Philosophy of Magic, Prodigies, and ..., Volumen1

Eusèbe Salverte - 1847
...originally intended as an inducement for the sylvan spirits to "repair to them, and remain unnipped with frost and cold winds, until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes."*— ED. * See Dulaure, Histoire de Paris, 1st edition, vol. v., p. 259; and also Carpentier,...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volumen1

John Brand - 1849
...mth 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. Stow, in his Survey of London, says that " against the feast of Christmas every man's...
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English Forests and Forest Trees, Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive

1853 - 406 páginas
...times of these priests, houses were decked with boughs, " 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." It was formerly an article of belief that, unknown before, the holly sprung up in...
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English Forests and Forest Trees, Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive

1853 - 406 páginas
...times of these priests, houses were decked with boughs, " 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." It was formerly an article of belief that, unknown before, the holly sprung up in...
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