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" When the wind is in the east, It's good for neither man nor beast. When the wind is in the north, The old folk should not venture forth, When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes "
Weather: How It Works And Why It Matters - Pàgina 63
per Arthur Upgren - 2008 - 240 pàgines
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Select Proverbs of All Nations: Illustrated with Notes and Comments. To ...

John Wade - 1824 - 215 pàgines
...sail. When the wind is in the West, The weather is at the best ; When the wind is in the East, It is good for neither man nor beast ; When the wind is in the South, It blows the bait into the fishes' mouth. No weather is ill, if the wind be still. Drought never bred dearth in...
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Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and ..., Volum 4

1854
...fishing: " When the wind it in the west. The reather is at the best ; When the wind is in the east, It is good for neither man nor beast; When the wind is in the south. It blows the bait into the fishes' month." PISCATOR. — Worthy Izaak knew better than to pin his faith to a musty...
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Putnam's Monthly, Volum 4

1854
...: " When the wind Is In the west, The weather Is at the best ; When the wind Is In the east, It Is good for neither man nor beast; When the wind is in the sooth, It blows the bait Into the flshes' mouth." PIBOATOB. — Worthy Izaak knew better than to pin...
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The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including ...

William Henry Smyth - 1867 - 744 pàgines
...generally attended with a hazy atmosphere, and is so ungenial as to countenance the couplet — ' ' When the wind is in the east, 'Tis good for neither man nor beast." EASY. Lower gently. A ship not labouring in a sea. — Taking it easy. Neglecting the duty. "Not so...
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Mother Goose's Melodies for Children, Or Songs for the Nursery: With Notes ...

1869 - 186 pàgines
...blood, And left his skin a hanging-o. When the wind is in the east, 'Tis neither good for man nor beast; When the wind is in the north, The skillful fisher goes not forth ; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very...
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The young housekeeper as daughter, wife, and mother: forming a perfect ...

Young housekeeper - 1869
...carefully guarded against. It is these winds which shut the flowers and drive the bees within doors. "When the wind is in the east, 'Tis good for neither man nor beast." This very common saying every one has most likely heard. Now, we may be sure that even the east wind...
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Gazetteer for the Haidarábád Assigned Districts Commonly Called ..., Volum 90

Sir Alfred C. Lyall - 1870 - 282 pàgines
...¡v great influence in all climates. The old English rhyme — " When the wind is in the east, "Tie good for neither man nor beast ; When the wind is in the west, Then it's at its very best." is singularly applicable to Berár. Considering the climate in respect...
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Gazetteer for the Haidarabad Assigned Districts Commonly Called Berár, 1870

Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall - 1870 - 282 pàgines
...winds have a great influence in all climates. The old English rhyme— " When the wind is in the cast, "Tis good for neither man nor beast; When the wind is in tho west, Then it's at its very best." is singularly applicable to Berar. Considering the climate in...
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The Secret of Long Life

Edward James Mortimer Collins - 1871 - 145 pàgines
...pleasure ? ... do you not hear the musical psithurism of the feathered foliage ? When the wind blows from the east 'Tis good for neither man nor beast ; When the wind blows from the west It rocks the young birds in their nest. Not beasts and birds only, but every tree...
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A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham ...

Edward Peacock - 1877 - 281 pàgines
...will have another flight : If Candlemas day be clouds and rain, Winter is gone and won't come again. When the wind is in the east 'Tis good for neither man nor beast. Magpies. One, sorrow ; two, mirth ; Three, joy ; four, a birth. But for the robin and the wren, A spider...
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