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" The mistress and servants of each family take a sheaf of oats and dress it up in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed : and then the mistress and servants cry three times, Briid is come,... "
The Folk-lore of the Isle of Man
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 1825 - 851 pages
...effect : — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put ii ibiting his " motion," or puppet-show, we become acquainted with the subjects, and t the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome 1' This they do just before...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...Islands, to this effect : — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome Г This they do just before...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...to this etiect • — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's .9J; >|9 7 4 4 ' 4w6 = = 9 > >y3 = < ; <:;;;<; =[6 1 ;7 0>Q?R?S?T? ' ? 7 8 ? Brtid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Brüd is welcome Г This...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...Islands, to this efi'ect : — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome !' This they do just before...
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The every-day book, or

William Hone - 1837
...Islands, to this effect : — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and serrants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome 1' This they do just before...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839
...Islands, to this effect : — " The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome 1' This they do just before...
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The Local Historian's Table Book, of Remarkable Occurences ..., Volume 2

Ballads, English - 1844
...Islands, to this effect : — The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome ! ' This they do just...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1843
...Candlemas day, according to this author, the Hebrideans observe the following curious custom : — " The mistress and servants of each family take a sheaf of oats and dress it up in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's...
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An historical and statistical account of the Isle of Man, from the ..., Volume 2

Joseph Train - Isle of Man - 1845
...Isle of Man ; nor were the feasting observances of the 1 MS. Account of Monks Ctutoms. 5 Ibid. 3 The mistress and servants of each family take a sheaf of oats and dress it np in woman's apparel, put it in a large basket and lay a wooden club by it, and this they nail Briid's...
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The local historian's table book: of remarkable occurences ..., Volume 8

Music - 1846
...Islands, to this effect : — The mistress and servants of each family dress a sheaf of oats in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed ; and the mistress and servants cry three times, ' Briid is come, Briid is welcome ! ' This they do just...
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