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" If the oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash ; If the ash precedes the oak, Then you may expect a soak. "
Rambles by the Ribble - Página 58
1864
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Notes and Queries

1852
...Prophecy. — GE (i. has not yet had the answer to his inquiry about "oaks and :ishes." The proverb is, " If the oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash. If the jsli precedes the oak, Then you may expect a soak." The present wet summer gives the lie to the adage,...
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Notes and Queries

1860
...it is said never to fail. Another correspondent, PP (1" S. vi. 70.) gives the proverb thus : — " If the oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash j If the ash precedes the oak, Then you may expect a soak." This comes near enough to the lines quoted...
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Notes & Queries

William White - 1861
...la couleur de la maiaon de Lorraine, &c." JOHN WILLIAMS. THE OAK AND THE ASH (2nd S. x. 256.) — " If the Oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash ; If the aah precedes the oak, Then you may expect a soak." It appears, from the Note of PCS, that last year...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1865
...of weather wo are to have when tho oak precedes the ash in leafing, or vice teriu. How often are wo told that when the oak leafs first, there is a dry...would-be observant folks quote the lines, — " If tho oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash ; If the ash precedes the oak, Then you may...
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Monthly Packet, Volume 20

1875
...the North countrie.' With regard to the oak, apart from the king, there is a common saying : — ' If the oak's before the ash Then you'll only get a splash, But it the ash is before the oak, Then you may expect a soak ; ' 'or, as another version puts it :...
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Journal, Volume 10

Royal Institution of Cornwall - 1891
...in leaf (3rd), the ash on the mh, nine days later. We have long had the rhyme ringing in our ears of If the oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash, &c., but one would like to get, before being frightened, better confirmation of this from recorded...
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The Story of the Weather Simply Told for General Readers

George Frederick Chambers - 1897 - 232 páginas
...all at once. Probably there is some significance in these differences in the behaviour of leaves.] " If the oak's before the ash, " Then you'll only get a splash ; ' ' But if the ash precedes the oak, " Then you may expect a soak." [This proverb is widespread in...
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A Handbook of Weather Folk-lore: Being a Collection of Proverbial Sayings in ...

Charles Swainson - 1873 - 275 páginas
...fumier c'est signe de pluie. — Cher. Oak. If the oak bear many acorns it foreshows a long Oak and Ash. If the oak's before the ash, Then you'll only get a splash : If the ash's before the oak, Then you may expect a soak. Onion. Onion's skin Very thin, Mild winter's coming...
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