Easter-day Sun

It was formerly a common belief that the sun danced on Easter Day. Sir Thomas Browne combats the notion in his Vulgar Errors.

But oh, she dances such a way,
No sun upon an Easter day
Is half so fine a sight.

Sir John Suckling.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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