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" Paul's Day be fair and clear. It does betide a happy year; But if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain: If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Great store of birds and beasts shall die; And if the winds do fly aloft, Then wars... "
Notes and Queries - Page 65
1904
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Including the Whole of Mr. Bourne's ...

John Brand, Henry Bourne - Christian antiquities - 1777 - 430 pages
...betide a happy Year; If bluftering Winds do blow aloft Then Wars will trouble our Realm full oft. And if it chance to Snow or Rain, Then will be dear all Sorts of Grain. Such alfo is the Obfervation of St. Sivit bin's Day, which if rainy is a Token that...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...would die; if rain or snow fell then it presaged a dearth; and if windy, there would be wars : If Saint Paul's Day be fair and clear. It does betide a happy...if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain : If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Great store оГ birds and beasts shall die ;...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1868
...clear. It doe» betide a happy year ; But if it chance to >now or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain: If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Great...And if the winds do fly aloft, Then wars shall vex the kingdome oft. WMifnrtt Naturel Secrets. These prognostications are Englished from an ancient calendar:...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...would die; if rain or snow fell then it presaged a dearth; and if windy, there would be wars : If Saint head of kinds of grain : If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Ureat store of birds and beasts shall die ; And...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1830
...in an old book, called fF'illsford's Nature's Secrets. If St. Paul's Day be fair and clear, It doth betide a happy year ; But if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain : If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Great store of birds and beasts shall die ; And...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...a dearth; and if windy, there would be wars: If Saint Paul's Day be fair and clear. It does betule a happy year ; But if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain : If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Great store of birds and beasts shall die ; And...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - American literature - 1832 - 202 pages
...if rain, or snow fell, then it presaged a death; and if windy, there would be wars. If Saint PauTs Day be fair and clear, It does betide a happy year;...if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain: If clouds, or mists, do dark the sky, Great store of birds and beasts shall die; And...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...would die; if rain or snow fell then it presaged a dearth; and if winJy, there would be wars : If Saint Paul's Day be fair and clear. It does betide a happy year ; But if it chance to snow or ram, Then will be dear all kinds of grain : If clouds or mists do dark the skie, Créât store of birds...
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Winkles's Architectural and Picturesque Illustrations of the Cathedral ...

Benjamin Winkles - Cathedrals - 1836
...rhyming prognostic, denoting the good or ill fortune of the forthcoming year. If St. Paul's day be fuir and clear, It does betide a happy year ; But if it chance to saow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain. his majesty, 13th and 14th verses of the 102nd...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - Flower language - 1837 - 220 pages
...it presaged a dearth; and if windy, there would be wars. lf Saint Paul's Day be fair and clear, lt does betide a happy year ; But if it chance to snow or rain, Then will be dear all kinds of grain i lf clouds, or mists, do dark the sky, Great store of blrds and beasts shall die ;...
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