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The Customs, Ceremonies, Traditions, Superstitions, Fun, Feeling,
And Festivities Of The Christmas Season.

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viii                               TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Christmas Carols.
122
Annual Carol Sheets.
130
London Carol Singers
131
Bellman.
132
The Christmas Days. .
134
St. Thomas's Day
135
Various Country Customs on this Day
135
St. Thomas's Day in London
136
City Parochial Elections ,
137
Lumber Troop and other City Associations.
138
Sports of this Season
140
Ancient Jugglers
141
Galantee Show
141
Card Playing
141
Ancient Bards and Harpers
142
Modern Story-telling and Music
142
Out-door Sports of the Season,
146
Theatre and Pantomime
148
Mummers
153
Play of St. George
158
Christmas Eve
161
London Markets on Christmas Eve
162
The Yule-clog
164
Christmas Candles
165
Wassail Bowl
166
Omens and Superstitions
168
Old Christmas Eve
171
Midnight Mass,
172
Christmas Day
173
Religious Services
173
Plum-Pudding
174
Charities of the Season,
175
Old English Gentlenran
176
Ancient Baronial Hall
179
Bringing in the Boar's Head
179
Modern Christmas Dinner
182
St. Stephen's Day
183
Boxing Day (Origin of the Name)
183
Christmas Boxes
185
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