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THE CEREMONIES FOR CANDLEMAS DAY

Written by: Robert Herrick | Biography
 | Quotes (15) |
 Kindle the Christmas brand, and then
Till sunset let it burn;
Which quench'd, then lay it up again,
Till Christmas next return.

Part must be kept, wherewith to teend
The Christmas log next year;
And where 'tis safely kept, the fiend
Can do no mischief there.



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