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" tis I pray, The ancient custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm sure you know) At bridegroom and his dame ? " A. When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well, The act was all their own. "
The British Apollo: Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions in ... - Page 370
1726 - 1056 lehte
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Antiquitates Curiosae: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings ...

Joseph Taylor - 1819 - 156 lehte
...prayers, or vain masses, for the release of souls from purgatory. THROWING THE STOCKING. When Britons bold, Bedded of old Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, That ill or well, The act was all their own. From which ancient custom originated the ceremony now frequently practised in...
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The Table Book, 1. köide

William Hone - 1827
...custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm sure you know) At bridegroom and his dame ? " A. When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well, The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found, it should...
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The Table Book..., 1. köide

William Hone - 1827 - 870 lehte
...custom came. Stockings to throw (I'm sure you kiu.-J At bridegroom and bis dame ? " A When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well. The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found, it should...
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The Table Book, 1. köide

William Hone - 1827 - 870 lehte
...custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm sure you know) At bridegroom and bis dame ? " A. When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, illorwell. The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm snre yon know) At bridegroom and his dame ? '• A When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well. The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found, it should...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., 3. köide

William Hone - 1837
...custom came, Stocking« to throw (I'm snre you know) At bridegroom and his dame ? - Л When Britons bold, bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well. The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found, it should...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book; Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., 3. köide

William Hone - 1841
...custom came, Stocking» to throw (I'm rare yon know) At bridegroom and bis dame ? - A When Britons bold, bedded of old. Sandals were backward thrown ; The pair to tell, that, ill or well. The act was all their own." If a more satisfactory explanation of the custom could be found, it should...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., 2. köide

John Brand - 1849
...ancient custom came, Stockings to throw (I'm sure you know) At bridegroom and his dame ? "A. When Britons bold bedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown; The pair to tell that, ill or well, The act was all their own." Allan Ramsay, in his Poems, 1721, p. 116, introduces this custom: " The bride...
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Notes and Queries, 8. köide

1853
...rhyme still extant, which gives an early date to this singular custom : " When Britons bold, Wedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown, The pair to tell, That, ill or well, The act was all their own." An octogenarian of my acquaintance informs me that he heard himself thus anathematised...
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Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore

1859 - 304 lehte
...rhyme still extant, which gives an early date to this singular custom : " When Britons bold, Wedded of old, Sandals were backward thrown, The pair to tell, That, ill or well, The act was all their own." An octogenarian of my acquaintance informs me that he heard himself thus anathematised...
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