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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 Irish Monthly, Volum 25

1897
...pale blossom of the unripened year." On Candlemas Day itself, the old metrical proverb is given : " If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight; If Candlemas Day be clouds and rain, \V inter's gone and will not come again." Or, as in the writer's...
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Leonard R. Cutter: In Memoriam. July 1, 1825-July 13, 1894

Agnes Elizabeth Cutter Bigelow - 1898 - 301 sider
...into rhyme many years since: "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another fight; But if Candlemas Day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." Before the heating properties of coal were discovered, when farmers hauled cord-wood for their customers...
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The Great Round World, and what is Going on in it, Volum 2,Utgaver 40-52;Volum 8

1898
...of them had two-and-thirty, They'd be just as wet and twice as dirty." Filially, an old rhyme reads: "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight; But if it be dark, with clouds of rain, Winter is gone, and won't come again. " Candlemas Day comes on February...
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Monthly Packet

1898
...for days. 1. When Janiveer calends are summerly gay There's winterly weather till calends of May. 2. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. If on Candlemas day it be shower and rain, Winter is gone ; he will not come again. 3. On Valentine's...
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A Farmer's Year: Being His Commonplace Book for 1898

Henry Rider Haggard - 1899 - 489 sider
...climate the 2nd of February is often for all practical purposes mid-winter. Here is another saying : 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. And another : As far as the...
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A Hand-book of Proverbs: Comprising an Entire Republication of Ray's ...

Henry George Bohn - 1899 - 583 sider
...If Cadburye Castle and Dolbury Hill dolven were, all England might plough with a golden sheere, 202. 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, 37. If death...
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Bulletin, Utgaver 26-35

United States. Weather Bureau - 1899
...then be dear. The shepard would rather нее the wolf enter his fold on Candlemas Day than the sun. If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. Hut if Candlemas Day bring clouds and rain, Winter is gone and won't come again. On Candlemas Day the...
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The Country Month by Month

Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger - 1902 - 492 sider
...ante." This Latin couplet is evidently the original of the first two lines of the English verse — " If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have...and rain, Winter is gone, and will not come again." These verses do little more than state the probabilities of the weather; but in that collection of...
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Lean's Collectanea, Volum 1

Vincent Stuckey Lean - 1902
...Clara dies Pauli multas segetes notat anni Si fuerint nebulae, aut venti erunt prcelia genti. Feb. 2. 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. — R., 1678....
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My Kalendar of Country Delights

Helen Rose Anne Milman Crofton - 1903 - 368 sider
...HERRICK. " End now the JVhite-loafe, and the Pye, And let all Sports with Christmas dye." — HERRICK. " If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have...and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again." " Foul weather is no news ; hail, rain, and snow Are now expected, and esteem d no woe ; Nay 'tis an...
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