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" If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; But if Candlemas Day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again. "
Medii Ævi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of the Middle Ages - Side 155
av Robert Thomas Hampson - 1841
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The Local Historian's Table Book, of Remarkable Occurrences ..., Volum 2

Moses Aaron Richardson - 1844
...pleasant and clear. If Candlemas-day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. If Candlemas-day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again. When Candlemas-day is come and gone, The snow lies on a hot stone. February fill dike, be it black...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumer 1-2

Anna Maria Hall - 1845
...louring, a mild and gentle season ensuing." To the same effect is the old prediction — " If Candlemai day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight;...and rain. Winter is gone, and will not come again." Very similar is the ancient Latin distich — " Si sol splendcirat Maria puriflcante, Major erit glacics...
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The Local Historian's Table Book: Of Remarkable Occurences ..., Volum 8

1846
...purport : " If Candlemas-day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight; But if Candlemas-day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." The next old saw is nearer the truth than either of the preceding : " When Candlemas-day is come and...
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Sports, pastimes, and customs of London

Sports - 1847
...almanacs — " If Candlemas-day be fair and bright, Whiter will have another flight; But if Candlemas-day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." These, and other recollections of Candlemas, are as common in London as in the more remote parts of...
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Select Writings of Robert Chambers, Volum 7

Robert Chambers - 1847
...cold for the next six weeks or two months, that it has given rise to several proverbs, especially, If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. Dr Forster states that he had consulted several journals of weather, which satisfied him that this...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volum 20

Percy Society - 1847
...flight. If Candlemas-day is fair and clear, There'll be two winters in the year.J If Candlemas-day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again. * " Soulegrove sil lew," is an ancient Wiltshire proverb. t A married agricultural servant. J In the...
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Notes and Queries

1882
...the Sun shines in on Candlemas day, So far will the snow blow in afore old May." Then again : — " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight : If on Candlemas day, it be shower and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." Agreeing with...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1849 - 275 sider
...custome is of great antiquity, and that it is derived from the gentiles." (Aubrey, MS. Lansd. 231.) If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. It is generally the case that fine weather continues if it is mild at Candlemas. A somewhat similar...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volum 8

1851
...that is recorded in some of the old almanacs, marking it as unlucky if the sun shines clear : — " If Candlemas day be fair and bright. Winter will have...and rain. Winter is gone, and will not come again." Another version runs thus : «Tls an omen bad, The yeomen say, If Phoebus shows his face The second...
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The Old church porch, Volum 2

1856
...PUBIFICATION OF SAINT MAKY THE VIRGIN. SOJIETIUSS CALLED CAHDLEMASS DAT. February 2nd. It Candlemass Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; But if Candlemass Day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again. And tometiines called "...
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