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Christmas rhymes; or, three night"s revelry.

Christmas rhymes; or, three night"s revelry.

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Published by Printed by George Troup, Lamont, Brothers, Curry & Co., Whittaker & Co. in Belfast, Belfast, Dublin, London .
Written in English


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ContributionsEwart, Lavens Mathewson, 1845-1898, fmo, George Troup (Belfast: Firm),, Lamont, Brothers (Belfast: Firm),, William Curry, Junior & Co. (Dublin),, Whittaker & Co. (London),, Lamont (Belfast),
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A few nights later, Anne prepared for the debut of her originally-written performance for the cast and crew of the Avonlea town Christmas Pageant. It was the second to last rehearsal before the curtain went up (metaphorically, of course, since the community hall did not have a stage curtain) and all their hard work would be displayed for the. As an alternative to seeking often non-existent political or sexual connotations in nursery rhymes, some rhymes have been reinterpreted to give them a Christian twist. Instead of retro-fitting sexual symbolism to a rhyme, Christian symbolism is read into it (much like the recent Christian reinterpretation of "Twelve Days of Christmas").

You might have guessed that Twelfth Night, or What You Will (William Shakespeare's only play with an alternate title) has something to do with the popular song "The Twelve Days of Christmas."Twelfth Night (January 6) marks the Feast of the Epiphany, a holiday in Western Christian theology that celebrates the day that the magi (a.k.a. three wise men) presented gifts . Robert William Service (Janu – Septem ) was a British-Canadian poet and writer, often called "the Bard of the Yukon".. Born in Lancashire of Scottish descent, he was a bank clerk by trade, but spent long periods travelling Children: Iris Service, Doris Service.

  “ Merrie old England,” writes Walsh, “ was the soil in which Merrie Christmas took its firmest root.” Even in Anglo-Saxon days we hear of Alfred holding high revelry in December, , so that he allowed the Danes to surprise him, cut his army to pieces and send him a fugitive. The court revelries increased in splendor after the conquest. Book of Husbandry, Markham's Country Contentments, the Tretyse of Hunting, by Sir Thomas Cockayne, Knight, Isaac Walton's Angler, and two or three more such ancient worthies of the pen were his standard authorities; and, like all men who know but a few books, he looked up to them with a kind of idolatry and quoted them on all occasions.


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