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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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American Cookery, Volum 24

1920
...interest to learn the weather that is to follow. This is, no doubt, owing to a couplet, which says : "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight." In New England, many farmers used to look over their bins and corn cribs to ascertain whether there...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volum 76

1895
...days." " If Janiveer calends be summerly gay, 'T will be winterly weather till the calends of May. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight." So on endlessly. And any modern weather prophet who undertakes to set down a schedule, so to say, of...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volum 76

1895
...days." " If Janiveer calends be summerly gray, 'T will be winterly weather till the calends of May. If Candlemas day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight." So on endlessly. And any modern weather prophet who undertakes to set 482 Weather and Weather Wisdom....
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Journal of the Outdoor Life, Volum 3

1906
...snow and cold is to come; but \i it snows or rains he will creep out as the winter is ended. * * * 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,...
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St. Nicholas: A Monthly Magazine for Boys and Girls, Volum 16,Del 1

1889
...i. beCkon. 2. crAven. 3. caNnon. 4. peDant. 5. faLcou. 6. chEcks. 7. DoMbey. 8. flAmes. 9. faSten. 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. ILLUSTRATED CENTRAL...
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Popular Beliefs and Superstitions from North Carolina, Volum 4874,Utgave 8569

Wayland D. Hand - 1964 - 677 sider
...Dunwoody, 102 (Candlemas day if it be fair / The half of the winter's to come and mair) ; Garriott, 42 (If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, / Winter will have another flight. / But if Candlemas Day brings clouds and rain, / Winter is gone and won't come again) — New England: Johnson, What They...
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NOAA., Volumer 7-9

United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - 1977
...year comes in swimming." "The first Sunday after Easter settles the weather for the whole summer." "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight; But if Candlemas Day brings clouds and rain, Winter is gone and won't come again." "Red sky in the morning, sailors take...
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A Year of Assemblies, Bok 2

Redvers Brandling - 2000 - 239 sider
...(Luke 2, 32). Candlemas Day is another of those which has traditional weather lore attached to 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.' Tradition also names the...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Weather

Mel Goldstein - 2002 - 384 sider
...centuries, Candlemas Day was thought to mark an important point in winter, possibly a turning point. "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, winter will have another flight. But if Candlemas brings clouds and rain, winter is gone and won't come again." Later, bears, badgers, and woodchucks...
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Nature's Year in the Kawarthas: A Guide to the Unfolding Seasons

Drew Monkman - 2002 - 338 sider
...long been associated with the idea of forecasting the coming of spring. An old English poem states: "If Candlemas Day be fair and bright, Winter will have another flight." If Candlemas Day be cloud and rain, Then winter will not come again." Many early peoples believed that...
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