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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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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Religion - 1839
...: — " In this month is St. Swithin's day; On which, if that it rain, they say • Goldrn Legend. Full forty days after it will, Or more or less, some rain distill. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's biiliop also. Who in his time did many...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...the following quaint and doggrel 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 Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1846
...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 Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference

Samuel Maunder - Classical dictionaries - 1853
...in these lines: — " In this month is St. Swithin's day, On which, if that it rain, they say, For 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, ,...
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The Works of Thomas Hood...: Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - Literary Criticism - 1861
...ascribed to the saint are thus alluded to :— " 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 Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

1866
...Almanac" for l(i!)7 occurs these lines — " In this month is St. Swithin's clay, On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will. Or more or less some rain distil." There is also another familiar quartrain — " St. Swithin's day, if thou d*ost rain, For forty days...
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Natural phenomena and chronology of the seasons

Edward Joseph Lowe - 1870
...Eobins' Almanac for 1697, viz. — " In this month is St. Swithin's day ; " On which, if that it rains, they say "Full forty days after it will, "Or more or less, some rain distil." Another quotation by an old woman of Stanton-by-Dale — " If there's ice in November that'l bear a...
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Notes about Notts: A Collection of Singular Sayings, Curious Customs ...

Cornelius Brown (F. R. S. L.) - Nottingham (England) - 1874 - 172 pages
...the day is dry. The rhyme runs thus : — 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 St. Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's Bishop also, Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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