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" ... beset and tied round with meadow flowers, if it be early in the summer ; if later, the garland has the addition of apples set round on pegs fastened unto it ; the whole number of dancers begin all at once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance... "
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for ... - Page 389
1889
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Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis ...: no.I, Piers, Sir H. A chorographical ...

Charles Vallencey - Ireland - 1786
...once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bufh, fo is this garland called, and the piper, as long as they are able to hold out ; they that hold out longeft at the exercife, win the cake and apples, and then the ale-wife's trade goes on. On May-eve...
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Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicus, Volume 1

Thomas Pownall, Edward Ledwich, James Ussher, Sir Henry Piers, Esq. Charles O'Connor, J. Davis (Sir.), W. Beauford - Law - 1786
...once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bufli, fo is this garland called, and the piper, as long as they are able to hold out ; they that hold out longeft at the exercife, win the cake and apples, and then the ale-wife's trade goes on. On May-eve...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis - Christian antiquities - 1841
...hush (so is this garland called) and th« piper, as long as they are ahle to hold our. They t li ii hold out longest at the exercise win the Cake and Apples, and then the Alewiie's trade goes on.('3) NOTES TO COUNTRY WAKES. (') Spelman in his Glossary, v. Wak, derives the...
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Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Christian antiquities - 1849
...once in a large ring, a man mi1l a woman, and dance round about the bush (so is this garland called) and the piper as long as they are able to hold out....the exercise win the cake and apples, and then the ale wile's trade goes on. CARTERS' INTERJECTIONS. PERHAPS it will be thought no uninteresting article...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis - Christian antiquities - 1875
...once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bush (so is this garland called) and the piper as long as they are able to hold out....and apples, and then the alewife's trade goes on. CARTERS' INTERJECTIONS. PERHAPS it will be thought no uninteresting article in this little code of...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 26

Electronic journals - 1889
...of dancers begin all at once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bush, so is this garland call'd, and the piper, as long as...resurrection, altho some persons assert that the sun givs but three leaps on this occasion. A favorit method is to observ the reflection in a wel or stream...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 26

Electronic journals - 1889
...of dancers begin all at once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bush, so is this garland call'd, and the piper, as long as...resurrection, altho some persons assert that the sun givs but three leaps on this occasion. A fuvorit method is to observ the reflection in a wel or stream...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our ...

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1900 - 807 pages
...once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bush, (so is this garland called,) and the piper, as long as they are able to hold out....and Apples, and then the Alewife's trade goes on." At the Wake held at St Kenelm's, in Salop, a village consisting of a few farmhouses, called Kenelm's...
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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - Fasts and feasts - 1905
...once in a large ring, a man and a woman, and dance round about the bush (so is this garland called), and the piper, as long as they are able to hold out....and apples, and then the alewife's trade goes on." Piers, Description of Westmeath, 1682, ap. Vallancey i., 123. Irish Election Custom. — There was...
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