The supposition that the tree was the source of Christ's crown of thorns gave rise doubtless to the tradition current among the French peasantry that it utters groans and cries on Good Friday, and probably also to the old popular superstition in Great Britain and Ireland that ill-luck attended the uprooting of hawthorns.
hawthorns in blossom.
Hedge-laying The younger hawthorns between ourselves and our neighbor's gardens were at a perfect stage for laying.
Ten or twenty House Martins hawk for insects above the canal-side hawthorns.
waxen images of their victims which they had pierced with hawthorns.
Checkpoint is a news and reviews zine published by Peter Roberts, The Hawthorns, Keele, Staff, UK.
They had all died after the women had made waxen images of their victims which they had pierced with hawthorns.
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