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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 School World: A Monthly Magazine of Educational Work and Progress, Volum 5

1903
...pin. If February brings no rain, 'Tis neither good for grass nor grain. If Candlemas Day (Felt. 2) be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight...and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again. The Barometer. — Rain now with a west wind and rising barometer turns to snow, snow with an east...
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Weather Folk-lore and Local Weather Signs ...

Edward Bennett Garriott - 1903 - 153 sider
...will then be dear. The shepard would rather see the wolf enter his fold on Candlemas Day than the sun. 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. On Candlemas Day the bear, badger, or woodchuck...
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County Folk-lore: no. 6. Northumberland

Folklore Society (Great Britain) - 1904
...season. The laird had as lief see his wife on the bier As that Candlemas day be pleasant and clear. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, winter will have another flight. When Candlemas day is come and gone, the snow lies OH a hot stone. February fill dyke, be it black...
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The Overland Monthly

1905
...deservedly rank in ambiguity with any of the far-famed dicta from the tripos of the Delphic oracle.) "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will...and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again." "February 2d bright and clear Gives a good flax year." The following vaticinations are In prosaic form,...
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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore ..., Volum 1

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - 1905
...a good crop and prosperous year, and the contrary they take as an ill omen." There is a proverb : " 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." Which appears...
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Pribbles and Prabbles: Or, Rambling Reflections on Varied Topics

Patrick Maxwell - 1906 - 284 sider
...and mair ; If Candlemas day be wet and foul, The half of winter's gane at yule." Again: And this: " 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. "As far as the sun shines...
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The Wonder Book of the Atmosphere

Edwin James Houston - 1907 - 326 sider
...clear, There will be twa winters in the year." Or, according to another proverb: " If Candlemas Day is fair and bright, Winter will have another flight. But if Candlemas Day brings clouds and rain, Winter is gone and won't come again." But you may say that such proverbs were...
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Our Breakfast Book: Wholesome Thoughts for Every Day

1910 - 143 sider
...CANDLEMAS-DAY TTF 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. — Old Almanac. A * February 3 FRETFUL woman asked a happy old lady one day, the secret of her happiness;...
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The Magic of Jewels and Charms

George Frederick Kunz - 1915 - 422 sider
...segetes nitant amni, Si f uerint nebula, aut venti, erunt proelia genti. February 2. Candlemas Day: 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. (John Ray, "A...
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City and Town: A Fourth Reader

Pauline Frost Rafter - 1916 - 272 sider
...Jack was second, Dad was last. So he had to pay for all three. TWO PROMISES Candlemas (February 2) If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight; If on Candlemas Day it shower and rain, Winter is gone and will not come again. A LETTER TO MAY ES...
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