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" One for sorrow, Two for mirth, Three for a wedding, Four for a birth. "
Crow - Стр. 29
авторы: Boria Sax - 2003 - Страниц: 184
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Notes on Indian affairs, Том 2

Frederick John Shore - 1837
...as they were setting out. The rhyme is as follows, — I dare say familiar to many of my readers : One for sorrow — two for mirth, Three for a wedding — four for a birth. In many parts of England, and indeed not many miles from London, I firmly believe, that were any one...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand - 1842
...Magatipie, and the import of the augury is determined by the number of the hirds that are seen together : " One for sorrow ; two for mirth; three for a wedding; four for death." Mr. Park, in a note in his copy of Bourne and Brand's " Popular Antiquities," p. 88, says that...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages, Том 20

Percy Society - 1847
...follows: — One for sorrow, Two for luck (varin. mirth); Three for a wedding, Four for death (varia. birth); Five for silver, Six for gold; Seven for a...secret, Not to be told; Eight for heaven, Nine for , And ten for the d I's own sell ! The following is a common address to the magpie in the whole of...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1849 - Страниц: 275
...operation I have more than once seen quite seriously performed. Ill Lancashire they say : One for anger, Two for mirth, Three for a wedding, Four for a birth, Five for rich, Six for poor, Seven for a witch, I can tell you no more. But in Tim Bobbin it is expressly said...
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Notes and Queries

1887
...298).— The 3ornish form of this is as follows, and it always, ao far as I know, refers to magpies : — One for sorrow, Two for mirth, Three for a wedding, Four for a birth. The similarity to the Irish form given at the last reference is very interesting. It might be well...
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Notes & Queries, Том 5

William White - 1852
...year. The magpie is a well-known bird of omen. The following lines were familiar when I was a boy : " One for sorrow, two for mirth, Three for a wedding, four for death ; Five for a fiddle, six for a dance, Seven for England, eight for France." TD Lambs. — The...
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Pictures of Nature in the Silurian Region Around the Malvern Hills and Vale ...

Edwin Lees - 1856 - Страниц: 12
...— ' Rusticus in luna quem sarcina deprimit una, Monstrat per spinas nulli prodesse rapinas.' " " One for sorrow, Two for mirth ; Three for a wedding, Four for a birth."* It is well known that the pagan priests in heathen times predicted good or evil events from the appearance...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1868
...church, but I hardly believe it. That they are birds of omen is well known, witness the old rhyme : One for sorrow, two for mirth ; Three for a wedding, four for a birth. Another bit of folk-lore relates to housemartins, and to old bachelors, whose houses are said to be...
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Choice Notes from "Notes and Queries": Folk Lore

1859 - Страниц: 304
...year. The magpie is a well-known bird of omen. The following lines were familiar when I was a boy : " One for sorrow, two for mirth, Three for a wedding, four for death ; Five for a fiddle, six for a dance, Seven for England, eight for France." TD OMENS FROM BIRDS....
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Том 1;Том 13

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - 1861
...the arrival of good news. So says our prose version ; but the poetical narrative runs thus : — " One for sorrow ; two for mirth ; " Three for a wedding ; four for a birth." We still dislike the moaning of owls and the croaking of ravens, as much as the Romans did of old ;...
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