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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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Report of the Marlborough College Natural ..., Issues 60-62; Issues 1911-1913

Marlborough College. Natural History Society - Natural history - 1875
...however, was low, being only 29'935 inches. JULY. "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 month was remarkable for the very heavy rain which commenced on the 14th and continued for more...
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All the Year Round, Volume 13; Volume 33

1875
...before related, is noticed in these 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 distill. This Swithin was a saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also, Who in his time did many a...
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All the Year Round, Volume 13; Volume 33

1875
...related, is noticed in these lines : — In this month is St. S within' s day; On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will, Or, more or less, some_ rain distill. This Swithin was a eaint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop also, Who in his time...
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One hour's reading: remarkable customs, seaons and holidays, epithets and ...

William Tegg - 1877
...in these lines : — " In this month is St. Swithin's day, On \vhich, 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, As...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1883
...alluded to in Poor Robin's Almanac for 1697 : ' In this month is St Swithin'e 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 Antiquary: A Magazine Devoted to the Study of the Past. Vol. VI

Various - 1882
...Most of us are familair with the 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. These were amplified by Gay in his Trivia, who added to them a little moral lecture — Now if on Swithin's...
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Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and ...

Manners and customs - 1897 - 1018 pages
...Almanac" for 1697 are the following verses : 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 u saint, I trow, And Winchester's bishop ulso, Who in his time did many a feat, As...
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Weather Lore: A Collection of Proverbs, Sayings, and Rules Concerning the ...

Weather - 1898 - 233 pages
...weather will he foul for forty days.— SCOTLAND. 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. POOR ROBIN'S ALMANACK, 1697. \Jmijt.] (St. v>d Angtat (S.: .VarAPCCTT. Wet. St. Swithin is christening...
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Bulletin, Issues 26-35

United States. Weather Bureau - Nature - 1899
...hope for better times in vain. In this month ¡я St. Swithin's Day (July 15) On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will Or more or less some rain distill. — Pour Robin'» Л/пнпкн-l; 1HH7. All the tears that St. Swithin can cry, St. Barthélémy'»...
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Bulletin, Issues 26-33

Meteorology, Agricultural - 1899
...We hope for tetter times in vain. In this month is St. Swithin's Day (July 15) On which, if that it rain, they say Full forty days after it will Or more or less some rain distill. — Poor Koliin's Almanack, 1Ч'.Л. All the tears that St. Swithin can cry, St. BiirtheU-my'*...
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