Preface Candlemas day Every man Hycke scorner Lusty Juventus by Richard Wever Gammer Gurton s needle A lamentable tragedy conteyning the life of Cambises king of Percia by Thomas Preston

... ye virgynes , Thewe Tüme sport and plesure , These people to folas , and to do God reverens ; As ye be appoynted doth your befy cure . Et tripudient , ' i tripident . fic . CANDLEMAS - DAY , & c . A Herodes . 6 CANDLE MAS - DAY , & c .

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Author: Thomas Hawkins

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The Origin of the English Drama Preface Candlemas day Every man Hycke scorner Lusty Juventus by Richard Wever Gammer Gurton s needle A lamentable tragedy conteyning the life of Cambises king of Percia

... Therfor upon them bothe mekely I hall abide , Praying to that Lord to thynk upon us three , Us to preserve wheder we go or ryde Towards Egipte from all advercitie , Marg . Mary . Now , hulband , in all hart I 14 CANDLE MAS DAY , cei.

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Author: Thomas Hawkins

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Candlemas Street

seeking support ; to Blossom Lane , with its old - fashioned shops sandwiched between warehouses ; and finally , before they went to look at the river , they skirted the top of Candlemas Street as they walked briskly across the common .

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Author: Audrie Manley-Tucker

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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England

Candlemas @ 56 / . Lady Day @ 64 / : May Da Whitsun . @ 58/8 . Midsum . @ 62/8 . 56 / . OXFORD . M. Mich , @ 24 / : Lady Day @ 34/8 . TANNER . M. Mich . @ 18 / : Lady Day @ 27 / . WINCHESTER . M. Xmas @ 20 / : Candlemas ...

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Author: Arthur George Liddon Rogers

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Using Common Worship Times and Seasons part 1

This invaluable guide helps all who plan worship to appreciate the rich possibilities and spiritual depth of the seasonal material for All Saints to Candlemas in Common Worship: Times and Seasons.

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Author: David Kennedy

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This invaluable guide helps all who plan worship to appreciate the rich possibilities and spiritual depth of the seasonal material for All Saints to Candlemas in Common Worship: Times and Seasons. It focuses on All Saints to the Eve of Advent Sunday, Advent, the Christmas Season and the Epiphany Season. The main part of the guide provides a range of practical tips and illuminating case studies to encourage creative use at a local level. It also gives succinct background information both for seasons and individual major seasonal occasions as well as for all the liturgical texts. John Sweet's introduction explains the raison d'etre of 'Times and Seasons' and provides a helpful brief introduction to the history and theology of the Christian Year.

Weather Lore

At Candlemas Cold comes to us . Candlemas Day ! Candlemas Day ! Half our fire and half our hay ! [ That is , we are midway through winter , and ought to have half our fuel and hay in stock . ] On Candlemas Day You must have half your ...

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Hay Stardust

A collection of worship and meditation resources for the season of Christmastide - including Christmas Day, Holy Innocents' Day, Winter and New Year, Epiphany, Homelessness Sunday and Candlemas.

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Author: Ruth Burgess

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ISBN: 9781849520157

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A collection of worship and meditation resources for the season of Christmastide - including Christmas Day, Holy Innocents' Day, Winter and New Year, Epiphany, Homelessness Sunday and Candlemas.

Groundhog Day

Chambers quotes a popular Scottish rhyme , recorded in the nineteenth century , that expresses this idea : If Candlemass day be dry and fair , The half o ' winter's to come and mair ; If Candlemass day be wet and foul , The half o ...

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Author: Don Yoder

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811700291

Category: History

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Explores the national phenomenon of Groundhog Day, opening with a look at the annual celebration in Punxsutawney. The author investigates the holiday's European origins, recounts the history of the groundhog as weather prognosticator in America -- from ethnic symbol to pop culture hero -- and traces the groundhog's appearance in poetry, songs, and recipes. Other weather lore and weather-predicting days are also discussed.

A Scot s Dialect Dictionary

Candlemas, Can'lemas, m. Scottish quarterday, Feb. 2. Candlemas-ba', n. a football-match played at Candlemas. Candlemas-bleeze, m. a gift formerly made by pupils to their schoolmaster at Candlemas; a bonfire on the evening of Feb. 2.

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Author: William Grant

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A Scot's dialect dictionary, comprising the words in use from the latter part of the seventeenth century to the present day

The Gentleman s Magazine

Candlemas , or Purification Day , is an important day in the calendar of the superstitious . When the wind's in the east on Candlemas Day , There it will stick till the second of May . Sir Thomas Browne in his “ Vulgar Errors " quotes ...

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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

English Folk rhymes

Or... on Candlemas Day it be shower and rain , Ill winter is gone , etc.—BC. 226 . If Candlemas Day be fine and clear , There will be two winters in one year . But if Candlemas Day brings clouds and rain Winter is gone , etc.

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Author: G. F. Northall

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ISBN: HARVARD:HW37O8

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A Dictionary of Proverbs

candle see BETTER to light one candle.. ; CANDLEMAS day, put beans in the clay, put candles and candle-sticks away. candlelight see never CHOOSE your women or your linen by candlelight. If CANDLEMAS day be sunny and bright, ...

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Author: Jennifer Speake

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780191580017

Category: Reference

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This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English and uses research from the Oxford English Corpus, the world's largest language databank. This edition has been revised and fully updated and includes numerous entirely new entries. It also features expanded coverage of foreign language proverbs currently in use in English. With an emphasis on examples of usage, including the earliest written evidence of its use, this A-Z guide provides a thorough - and fascinating - history for every entry. Arranged in A-Z format and with a useful thematic index, A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing and perfectly suited for quick reference. Look up your old favourites, learn punchy new expressions to get your point across, and find the answer to that crossword clue. Seeing is believing: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of life in this entertaining and informative collection.

Monthly Packet

Perhaps the rhyme that is most frequently quoted is• The hind had as soon see his wife on her bier , As on Candlemas Day that the sun should shine clear . ' In Notes and Queries * it is said that this alludes to the great mortality of ...

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Weather Proverbs

Have on Candlemas day One - half your straw and one - half your hay . Candlemas day if it be fair The half of the winter ' s to come and inair . Candlemas day , if it be foul , The half of winter ' s past at yule .

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Author: Henry Harrison Chase Dunwoody

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ISBN: IND:30000000224935

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The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings

Perhaps the rhyme that is most frequently quoted is• The hind had as soon see his wife on her bier , As on Candlemas Day that the sun should shine clear . ' In Notes and Queries * it is said that this alludes to the great mortality of ...

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The Manhattan and de la Salle Monthly

sometion to the terms of the law , nor within the to Candlemas became a portion of the intent of it . She was , however , within the popular liturgy , so to speak , which had peletter of the law in the eye of the world , who culiar ...

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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature Science and Art

Would - be weatherwise folks would be If Candlemas Day be dry and fair , saved a world of trouble if experience The half o ' winter ' s to come , and mair ; If Candlemas Day be wet and soul , justified the popular faith in certain days ...

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History of the Burgh and Parish Schools of Scotland

3 of the council shall be present in the school on Candlemas even , to see that this act be observed.1 The Candlemas offerings continued to form an important part of the teacher's salary until our own day . In 1755 the ' Candlemas blaze ...

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Author: James Grant

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