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IF New Year's Eve night wind blow south,
IF Candlemas day be dry and fair,
WEATHER RHYMES continued. MARCH borrowed from April Three days, and they were ill; The first of them was wind and weet, The second of them was snow and sleet, The third of them was such a freeze It froze the birds' nebs to the trees.
WHEN April blows his horn,
Mist in May, and heat in June,
Make the harvest right soon. The evening red, and the morning grey, Will set the traveller on his way.
IF the cock crows on going to bed,
A RAINBOW in the morning
WEATHER RHYMES continued.
THE men of the East,
SNAIL, snail, shoot out your horn,
And tell us if it will be a bonny day the morn. To talk of the weather is nothing but folly, For when it's rain on the hill it may be sun in the
God bless the master of this house,
The mistress also ;
That round the table go;
That dwell both far and near,
And a happy new year.
ALL FOOLS' DAY.
APRIL fool! April fool!
ONE a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns !
your sons; But if you should have none of these pretty elves, You cannot do better than to eat them yourselves.