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A monk of Hildesheim doubting how with God a thousand years could be as one day, listened to the singing of a bird in a wood, as he thought for three minutes, but found the time had been three hundred years. Longfellow has borrowed this tale and introduced it in his Golden Legend. (See Felix.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Highgate
Highland Bail
Highland Mary
Highlands of Scotland (The)
Highlanders of Attica
Highness
Highwaymen
Hilary Term
Hildebrand (Meister)
Hildebrod (Duke)
Hildesheim
Hill (Sir John)
Hill-folk
Hill-people or Hill-folk
Hill Tribes
Hills
Himiltrude
Hinc illæ Lacrymæ
Hind
Hinda
Hinder

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Monk listening to a Bird

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