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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 every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volum 1

William Hone - 1859
...if cloudy and louring, a mild and gentle season ensuing." This agrees with cne of Ray s proverbs : " The hind had as lief see his wife on the bier, As that Candlemas-day should be pleasant and clear." So also Browne, in his " Vulgar Errors," affirms, that...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1859 - 2 sider
...primaveral period, that it has given rise to several proverbs. We have heard from infancy the adage, p iC :! h F h t a Z i 1_Y_ 9 ,' H颗$3/ D $ t @3 According to different journals, examined by Dr. Forster, this is generally correct. About this time...
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Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and Illustrated

Walter Keating Kelly - 1861 - 238 sider
...distich : — Si sol splendescat Maria purificante, Major erit glades post festum quamfuit ante. " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, "Winter will have another flight ; If on Candlemas day there be shower and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again." Another version...
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Scottish Field Sports: A Volume of Mingled Gossip and Instruction

James Dalziel Dougall - 1861 - 232 sider
...Again,— 41 If Candlemas be fair and bright Winter will have another flight; Bat if Candlemas-day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." Won't he? — we are not quite so sure of that, all traditions, suppositions, and depositions to the...
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Dictionary of Latin Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims, and Mottos, Classical and ...

Henry Thomas Riley - 1866 - 556 sider
...Mary, the frost will be greater after the feast than it was before." A mediceval proverb ; similar to " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight." Si sftmulos pugnis ccedis, mariibus pliis dolet. PLAIJT. — " If you thump a goad with your fists,...
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Sunshine and Showers: Their Influences Throughout Creation. A Compendium of ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1867 - 432 sider
...has given rise to several proverbs, among the rest : — 1 Steinmetz, ' Manual of Weathercasts.' " If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight.' ' The flowering of the Snowdrop is the harbinger of spring, although, as Mrs. Barbauld fancifully says,...
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A Collection of the Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and ...

Walter Keating Kelly - 1869 - 232 sider
...distich : Si sol splendi-scat Maria purificante, Major erit glacies postfestum quamfuit ante. • " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; If on Candlemas day there he shower and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." Another version...
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Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and Illustrated

Walter Keating Kelly - 1861 - 238 sider
...distich : — 8i sol splendescat Maria purificante, Major erit glades pott festum quamfuit ante. " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; If on Candlemas day there be shower and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again." Another version...
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The Living Age, Volum 119

1873
...Candlemas Day be wet and foul, The half o' winter's gone at Yule. Or as a southern version puts it : If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight : But if it be dark with clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again. 444 445 This idea is common...
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Facts and Hints for Every-day Life: A Book for the Household ...

A. H. W., Facts - 1873 - 412 sider
...is said to be a sign of rain or wind. A metrical proverb, to be found in old almanacks, says : — "If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; }'ut if Candlemas day be clouds and rain. Winter is gone, and will not come again." When cats grow...
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