Our procession took on grand proportions, I should explain, because our yule-log was of extraordinary size.
The Christmas-block or yule-log, above referred to, is of very ancient date.
The yule-log was larger than ever, and the blaze kept continually on the roar.
How Harry will burn the yule-log if he can realise this day-dream of himself and his six friends with the seven sisters!
A yule-log was sawn and placed upon the dining-room fire, and a huge bough of mistletoe hung up in the hall.
The laying of the yule-log followed; a ceremony so grave that it has all the dignity of, and really is, a religious rite.
Later on, men rolled in the huge yule-log, emblematic of warmth and light.
Many features of this festival, such as burning the yule-log on Christmas-eve, still survive among us.
The great log, still called the yule-log, was dragged in and burned in the fireplace after Thor had been forgotten.
The yule-log was blazing on the hearth, and their cups were bright and plenished.