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" This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time did many a feat, As popish legends do repeat: A woman having broke her eggs By stumbling at another's legs, For which she made a woful cry, St. "
Maryland Weather Service - Page 500
by Maryland. Weather Service - 1907
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...following lines, allusive to this day : In this month is St. Swithin's-day ; On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distil. This Swithin was a Saint, I trow, And Winchester's Bishop also, Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ...

English literature - 1822
...for 1697, are the following lines : In this month is St. Swithin's day ; .On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distil. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

...both quickens the processes of vegetation. " In this month is St. Swithin's day, On which if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distil. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's Bishop also, Who In his time did many a feat, As...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...following lines, allusive to this day : In this month is St. Swithin's Day; On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distil. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester'* bishop also, Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - Political Science - 1825
... " In this month is St. Swithin's day ; ' < n which, if that it rain, they say * Caldca Legend. Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distill. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time did many a...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1826
...lines : " In this month is St. Swithin's day; On which, if that it rain, they say * Golden Legcod. Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distill. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time did many a...
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The etymological compendium, or, Portfolio of origins and inventions ...

William Pulleyn - London (England) - 1830 - 356 pages
...alluded to, is noticed in these lines : " In this month is St. Swithin's Jay ; On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or more, or less, some rain distil. This Swithin, was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's hishop also. Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...: " In this month is St. Swithin's day ; On which, if that it rain, they say Golden legend. Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distill. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time did many a...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...alluded to in Poor Robin's Almanac for 1697 : ' In this month is St Swithin's Day, On which, if that it rain, they say, Full forty days after it will, Or more or leas, some rain distil. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his...
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The Every-day book and Table book: or, Everlasting calandar of popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...this month is St. Swithin's day ; On which, if that it rain, they say Golden Legend. O.'.Ii 9io Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distil). This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also. Who in his time diJ many a feat, As...
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