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Randle Cotgrave Quotes

This Randle Cotgrave quote is extracted from Book 7 (Oddities) from the Books of Cotgrave by Lux Nova

The voice of country folk begging for small presents, or new year's gifts, at Christmas: [an ancient term of rejoicing, derived from the Druids, who were wont, on the 1st of January, to go into the woods, where having sacrificed and banqueted together, they gathered mistletoe, esteeming it excellent to make beasts fruitful, and most sovereign against all poisons:

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