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date: 14 November 2018

If candlemas day be sunny and bright, winter will have another flight; if Candlemas day be cloudy with rain, winter is gone, and won't come again 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Author(s):
John SimpsonJohn Simpson, Jennifer SpeakeJennifer Speake

In the Church calendar, the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary and the Presentation of Christ in the ...

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