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ST. NICHOLAS DAY: ON DECEMBER 6TH, THE CHILDREN WOULD GATHER AND
GO FROM ONE RELATIVE'S HOUSE TO THE OTHER WITH A BAG IN THEIR HANDS.
WHEN THEY REACHED THE HOUSE, THEY WOULD HAVE TO KNEEL DOWN AND PRAY.
IF THEY WERE NOT GOOD, THEY WOULD BE HIT WITH A SWITCH.

Submitter comment: MRS. DEVEREUX LEARNED THIS FROM HER RELATIVES AND IT WAS THE CUSTOM
IN HER DAY ALSO.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ST. NICHOLAS DAY

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 6 Feast of St. Nicholas

Date learned: 11-03-1963

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