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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 patriotic fund journal

Lloyd's patriotic fund - 1854
...rime of these priests, honses were decked with bonghs, " 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 shades." It was formerly an article of belief that, unknown before, the holly sprung up in...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volumen2

John Claudius Loudon - 1854
...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 ot their darling abodes." In England, perhaps the earliest record of this custom is in a carol in praise...
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The New-York Quarterly, Volumen2

1854
...decorating their houses with holly—"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;" and more humane was the simple rite of cutting the mistletoe with a golden knife,...
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The ornaments and goods of the church. 1855

William Henry Pinnock - 1855
..." 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 " Chrutmas every...
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"Round about Our Coal Fire": A Book of New Games, Original and Selected ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1860 - 240 páginas
...the houses 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." The Waits — those nocturnal musicians now so seldom heard — were, originally,...
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The Bunch of Keys

1861
...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." Amongst Christians the custom was general at a very early period. A writer in the...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volumen8

1872
...with evergreens in 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." At what time mitlletoe came to be recognised as a Christmas evergreen is uncertain....
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Once a Week, Volumen3;Volumen16

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1867
...decorating their dwellings with evergreens during winter, so " 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.1' If the introduction of holly for the decoration, of the interiors of sacred edifices...
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Once a Week, Volumen3;Volumen16

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1867
...their dwellings with evergreens during winter, so ' ' 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. *' If the introduction of holly for the decoration of the interiors of sacred edifices...
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Once a Week, Volumen3

1867
...with evergreens during winter, so ' ' that the sylvan spirits might repair thither and remain unuipped by frost and cold winds until a milder season had renewed the foliage of their darling abodes." If the introduction of holly for the decoration of the interiors of sacred edifices...
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