Los Pastores: A Mexican Play of the Nativity, Volume 9

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M. R. Cole
For the American Folk-lore Society by Houghton, Mifflin, 1907 - Christmas music - 234 pages
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Page xxv - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long : And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad ; The nights are wholesome ; then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow'd and so gracious is the time.
Page 237 - VOL. IV. CURRENT SUPERSTITIONS. Collected from the Oral Tradition of English-Speaking Folk. Edited by FANNY D. BERGEN. With Notes, and an Introduction by WILLIAM WELLS NEWELL. 1896. Pp. vi, 161. VOL. V. NAVAHO LEGENDS. Collected and translated by WASHINGTON MATTHEWS, MD, LL. D., Major US Army, Ex-President of the American Folk-Lore Society, etc. With Introduction, Notes, Illustrations, Texts, Interlinear Translations, and Melodies. 1897. Pp. viii, 299. VOL. VI. TRADITIONS OF THE THOMPSON RIVER INDIANS...
Page 237 - Pp. xii., 315. (With two Maps.) VOL. II. LOUISIANA FOLK-TALES. In French Dialect and English Translation. Collected and edited by ALCEE FORTIER, D. Lit, Professor of Romance Languages in Tulane University of Louisiana. Pp. xi., 122. VOL. III. BAHAMA SONGS AND STORIES. A Contribution to Folk-Lore, by CHARLES L.
Page iii - Boston and New York : Published for the American Folk-Lore Society by Houghton, Mifflin and Company.
Page 237 - US Army, Ex-President of the American Folk-Lore Society, etc. With Introduction, Notes, Illustrations, Texts, Interlinear Translations, and Melodies. 1897. Pp. viii, 299. VOL. VI. TRADITIONS OF THE THOMPSON RIVER INDIANS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. Collected by JAMES TEIT. With Introduction by FRANZ BOAS, and Notes. 1898. Pp. x, 137. VOL. VII. ANIMAL AND PLANT LORE. Collected from the Oral Tradition of English-Speaking Folk. Edited and annotated by FANNY D. BERGEN. With Introduction by JY BERGEN. 1899....
Page xi - ... doctrine occupied an important place. In all religious and political celebrations care was taken to include some sacred comedy or Corpus Christi Play, which was usually performed in the open air, so that all might attend. In the famous festival of Corpus Christi at Tlaxcala, in 1538, an elaborate auto was given, the subject being the sin of Adam and Eve.
Page 182 - SEGISMUNDO. —Tu voz pudo enternecerme, tu presencia suspenderme, y tu respeto turbarme. ¿Quién eres? Que aunque yo aquí tan poco del mundo sé que cuna y sepulcro...
Page 5 - A flower from the bough, And Jesse's trunk is fair to see, — The Babe its blossom now. A bitter contest ours to wage, The evil power to quell; To match the cunning, dare the rage Of Satan, Prince of Hell. Enter LUCIFER as music dies away LUCIFER Driven out from heaven by Michael's arm, I left my august home on high, — Ambition was my cursed sin. Disgraced, cast out, I own my fault! What are these songs that pierce my ears ? What means this sacred sphere? These chants Que" es aqui esta sacra Esfera,...
Page 222 - Maldito mil veces sea quien tal consejo me ha dado! que por seguir sus consejos maduro me han puesto á palos.
Page xxvii - ... hangs a sword. He wears a black mask with the face of a lion, and two long horns protrude from under his cap. This is Prince Lucifer, with his imps Satan, Sin, and Leviathan. The imps are also in black, and Satan is sometimes burdened with a very long tail made entirely of firecrackers. Satan's tail is set on fire when Lucifer and his imps are banished from earth. "As the shepherds near the mountain, a hermit comes out of a cave and joins them in their pilgrimage. He is old and bent, hair and...

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