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Saint Distaffs day, or the morrow after Twelfth day

Robert Herrick

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of Saint Distaff's Day, or the Morrow After Twelfth Day, by Robert Herrick. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 6th, 2008. What is St. Distaff's Day? Historically, it was the day after the Christmas festivals ended (the 12 days of Christmas), and most women went back to work with their spinning… but it was also a day of pranks and horsing around. Additional information can be found in Chambers' Book of Days.

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of Saint Distaff's Day, or the Morrow After Twelfth Day, by Robert Herrick. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 6th, 2008. What is St. Distaff's Day? Historically, it was the day after the Christmas festivals ended (the 12 days of Christmas), and most women went back to work with their spinning… but it was also a day of pranks and horsing around. Additional information can be found in Chambers' Book of Days.
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of Saint Distaff's Day, or the Morrow After Twelfth Day, by Robert Herrick. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 6th, 2008. What is St. Distaff's Day? Historically, it was the day after the Christmas festivals ended (the 12 days of Christmas), and most women went back to work with their spinning… but it was also a day of pranks and horsing around. Additional information can be found in Chambers' Book of Days.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

12m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:55


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

00:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:51


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

00:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:01


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

00:54


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

00:43