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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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Mona Miscellany: A Selection of Proverbs, Sayings, Ballads, Customs ...

William Harrison - 1873
...the sunbeam enters in on St. Bridget's day, the snow will come before May day." It is also said— " 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." " Laa'l Paul ghorrinagh...
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Half a life, Volum 3

sir George Webbe Dasent - 1874
...the bier, As that Candlemas Day should be pleasant and clear," or, as an old almanack says : — " ' If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have...and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again.' " It so happened that the morning was clear, and bright, and mild, and we could see away across the...
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Proverbial folk-lore, by the author of Songs of solace

Proverbial folk-lore - 1874
...a rich year. Under water famine, under snow bread. A cool Summer, and a light weight in the bushel. If Candlemas day be fair and bright Winter will have another flight : If Candlemas day be cloud and rain Winter is gone, and will not come again. But now for the months...
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Proverbial Folk-lore

Alan Benjamin Cheales - 1875 - 173 sider
...weight in the bushel. Si sol tplendescat Maria pwrificante Major erit glades post festum quamfmt ante. If Candlemas day be fair and bright Winter will have another flight ; If Candlemas day be cloud and rain Winter is gone, and will not come again. Where the wind is on...
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The Leisure Hour, Volumer 1253-1305

William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens - 1876
...winter 's to come and mair. If Candlemas Day be wet and foul, The half of the winter is gone at Yule." " If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight ; But if Candlemas Day bring clouds and rain, "Winter is gone and won't come again." " After Candlemas Day the frost will...
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Bards and blossoms; or, The poetry, history, and associations of flowers

Frederick Edward Hulme - 1877 - 232 sider
...though it is still one of the recognised half-yearly terms in Scotland. According to old belief — " If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have...and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." Both in the Anglican and Roman branches of the Church the day is observed in commemoration of the presentation...
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A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham ...

Edward Peacock - 1877 - 281 sider
...sky, Not four and twenty hours dry. A mackerel sky and mares' tails Make lofty ships carry low sails. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight : If Candlemas day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone and won't come again. When the wind is in the...
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Obras en prosa y verso

Joaquín María Bartrina - 1881 - 391 sider
...reigle se gouverne » 1J ours, qui retourne en sa caveme. » I-os ingleses tienen el siguiente refran : «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. » Joaquin M. Bartrina....
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English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases: Collected from the Most Authentic ...

William Carew Hazlitt - 1882 - 532 sider
...lately. And of this hydden treasure the rhyming proverbe here quoted goes commonly and anciently. — R. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, winter will have another flight : if on Candlemas day it be shower and rain, ill winter is gone, and will not come again. The same...
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Observations Upon the Climate of Uckfield, Sussex, and Its Neighborhood from ...

Charles Leeson Prince - 1886 - 290 sider
...the penalty in the succeeding eleven days of wintry weather, thus verifying the old proverb — " 1f Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have...and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again." Some beautiful snow crystals fell on the 8th. The coldest morning was the 12th, when the temperature...
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