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

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ST. STEPHEN'S DAY.                                   191
the songs of the crow and the swallow, and that of our northern mummeries, than may be at first sight suspected. The subject of mumming we have elsewhere treated at some length;—but this curious variety of the practice—and the manner in which it seems to connect the subject with the ceremonies of the Greeks,— we could not allow ourselves wholly to omit.
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