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" This feast was the end of the old year and the beginning of the new. "
The World's Work - Page 9799
1908
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Ecclesiastes Anglicanus: Being a Treatise on Preaching, as Adapted to a ...

William Gresley - Preaching - 1840 - 387 pages
...vanity of all worldly objects, or the fatal effects of sin. Seed time and harvest, summer and winter, the end of the old year, and the beginning of the new — all these are subjects pregnant with appropriate instruction. I do not speak so much of the topics...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1884
...disposed of two or three Tolegu New Testaments with which I had furnished him. fr0m BY REV. NH SHAW. THE end of the old year and the beginning of the new always bring to us new engagements and excitements as they do in England. First, on Dec. 30th, came...
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The Guardian, Volumes 26-27

Conduct of life - 1875
...Bethlehem. There seems to be also a providential propriety in the near connection of Christmas with the end of the old year and the beginning of the new year. The Advent binds the years together in their indissoluble relations to Him who is the central...
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India's Women, Volume 4

Missions - 1884
...residence, retaining, however, the house in Tinnevelly as the centre of work. M1ss LING'S REPORT. ' The end of the old year and the beginning of the new was a very sad time here on account of the cholera. It raged alike among Christians and heathen, in...
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Buddhism in Christendom: Or, Jesus, the Essene

Arthur Lillie - Buddhism - 1887 - 410 pages
...symbolize the same fancy, the perfection of the mystic at the end of the year. Easter was, of course, the end of the old year and the beginning of the new year in the early Church. A comparison of these rites with the times and seasons of various lands shows...
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, Volume 2

James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1890 - 407 pages
...the chief ceremony of the year.' It was held in July or August, when the corn was ripe, and marked the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one. Before it took place none of the Indians would eat or even handle any part of the new harvest....
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Margaret Wynne

Adeline Sergeant - English fiction - 1898 - 255 pages
...to her aunt's bedside at twelve o'clock. Earlier than this hour, she could not hope to escape, for the end of the old year and the beginning of the new formed the culminating point of the evening's entertainment. She came to her aunt's room when she was...
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Letters of Benjamin Jowett, M.A., Master of Balliol College, Oxford

Benjamin Jowett - Authors, English - 1899 - 262 pages
...you coming to look us up in England ? To THE SAME. WEST MALVEEN, Dec. 29, 1879. I send a few lines at the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one. Best wishes to you and yours : I should like to hear from you, if you have time to write. I am...
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The Roman Festivals of the Period of the Republic: An Introduction to the ...

William Warde Fowler - Cults - 1899 - 373 pages
...was the chief ceremony of the year. It was held in July or August, when the corn was ripe, and marked the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one. Before it took place none of the Indians would eat or even handle any of the new harvest. . ....
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Killing the god

Sir James George Frazer - Magic - 1900
...the chief ceremony of the year.1 It was held in July or August, when the corn was ripe, and marked the end of the old year and the beginning of the new one. Before it took place, none of the Indians would eat or even handle any part of the new harvest....
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