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Mark’s Eve (St.)

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On St. Mark’s Eve all persons fated to be married or to die pass, in procession, the church porch.

“‘Tis now,ʹ replied the village belle,

‘St. Mark’s mysterious eve… .

The ghosts of all whom Death shall doom

Within the coming year

In pale procession walk the gloom… .ʹ


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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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