Tag Archives: Weather

1869: Although He Was a Cow

Curious Dreams A writer in the “Argos” says: “I remember when a boy, sleeping in a strange house, in an old-fashioned room, with an oaken store cupboard over the bed. I dreamed that I was being murdered; the assassin struck … Continue reading

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1865: The Storm Cloud

Félix Bracquemond: The Storm Cloud (1860-1870)

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1938: Signs of Hard Weather

From a collection of folklore gathered by Irish teachers in the 1930’s: Weather 27-12-1938 Signs of hard weather: Robin flying into house. Lapwings seen early in winter. Wild geese seen flying inland (southwards). Small birds gathering in large numbers about … Continue reading

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1919: At the Back of the North Wind

Jessie Willcox Smith: illustration for George MacDonald’s At the Back of the North Wind (1919)

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1675: Lightning

Francisque Millet: Mountain Landscape with Lightning (c. 1675)

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1891: Funeral

Henri Rivière: Funeral Under Umbrellas (1891)

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1525: Dream

In the year 1525 between Wednesday and Thursday (7-8 June) after Whitsunday during the night I saw this appearance in my sleep, how many great waters fell from heaven. The first struck the earth about four miles away from me … Continue reading

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