It was no summer progress
It was no summer progress.
A cold coming they had of it at this time of the year,
just the worst time of the year to take a journey,
and specially a long journey.
The ways deep,
the weather sharp,
the days short,
the sun farthest off (...)
Lancelot Andrewes Works, Sermons, Volume One
SERMON OF THE NATIVITY.
PREACHED UPON CHRISTMAS-DAY, 1622.
before King James, at Whitehall.
Transcribed by Dr Marianne Dorman