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" Two from our birthday ever beards have worn, On other two none ever have appeared, While the fifth brother wears but half a beard. "
The Herb of the Field - Page 30
by Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1887 - 311 pages
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1881
...from the lips of a horticultural groom by a dear friend, now a prelate in a far distant land : — " Of us five brothers, at the same time born, Two from our birthdays ever beards have worn ; On other two none ever have appeared, While the fifth brother wears...
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Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics: Embracing the Myths, Traditions ...

Richard Folkard - Plants - 1884 - 610 pages
...which form the special beauty of the Eglantine flower and bud, have given rise to the following rhymed riddle : — " Of us five brothers at the same time...appeared, While the fifth brother wears but half a beard." EL DE R. — The Elder or Ellan-tree (Sambucus), in Scandinavian mythology, was consecrated to Hulda,...
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