St Marks Eve – 24th April – The Old Forgotten Tradition

‘Tis now, replied the village belle, St. Mark’s mysterious eve,And all that old traditions tellI tremblingly believe; How, when the midnight signal tolls, Along the churchyard green,A mournful train of sentenced souls In winding-sheets are seen. The ghosts of all whom death shall doom Within the coming year,In pale procession walk the gloom, Amid the silence drear.’ What is the … Continue reading St Marks Eve – 24th April – The Old Forgotten Tradition