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" Can you explain this omen? Phys. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds containing or depositing the rain are opposite to the sun — and in the evening the rainbow is in the east, and in the morning in the west; and as our heavy rains, in this climate,... "
THE NATURALIST; A POPULAR MONTHLY MAGAZINE. VOL. VII. - Page 68
by REV. F.O. MORRIS - 1857
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 5

Science - 1828
...the nearer the clouds, and consequently the more ready to fall. The old proverb is often correct : A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning ; A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds, containing or depositing the rain, are opposite to the sun...
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The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement, Volume 5

Agriculture - 1829
...clouds; and consequently the more ready to fall. As to the rainbow, the old proverb is correct, — " A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning : A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight." It may be thus explained : — A rainbow can only occur when the clouds containing or depositing the...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 5

Science - 1828
...the nearer the clouds, and consequently the more ready to fall. The old proverb is often correct : A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning ; A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds, containing or depositing the rain, are opposite to the sun...
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Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing, in a Series of Conversations, with Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Electronic book - 1828 - 273 pages
...consequently the more ready to fall. HAL. — I have often observed that the old proverb is correct — A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning : A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight. Can you explain this omen ? PHYS. — A rainbow can only occur when the clouds containing, or depositing,...
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The American Farmer

John S. Skinner - 1829
...the nearer the clouds, and consequently the more r eady to fall. The old proverb is often correct: "A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning; A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight." I send you herewith the 13th number of this work, which will enable you to judge of its utility, [f...
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The London Magazine

John Scott, John Taylor - English literature - 1829
...the nearer the clouds, and consequently the more ready to fall. The old proverb is often correct : A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning : A rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds, containing or depositing the rain, are opposite to the sun...
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The Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge: With an Appendix on ...

Agriculture - 1830 - 523 pages
...the nearer the clouds, and consequently the more ready to fall. The old proverb is often correct: — A rainbow in the morning, is the shepherd's warning ; A rainbow at night, is the shepherd's delight. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds, retaining or depositing the rain, are opposite to the sun...
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Studies in natural history

William Rhind - 1830
...experience, which an attenc tion to the influence of the -winds, &c. will serve to explain. One is, 'A rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning, a rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight.' Now it is obvious, that, in a country with the ocean to the west, nine-tenths of the rain will come...
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Studies in Natural History: Exhibiting a Popular View of the Most Striking ...

William Rhind - Natural history - 1830 - 247 pages
...experience, which an attenc tion to the influence of the winds, &c. will serve to explain. One is, fA rainbow in the morning is the shepherd's warning, a rainbow at night is the shepherd's delight.' Now it is obvious, that, in a country with the ocean to the west, nine-tenths of the rain will come...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1831
...and consequently the more ready to fall. P. I have often observed the old proverb to be correct. " A rainbow in the morning, is the shepherd's warning, A rainbow at night, is the shepherd's delight." Can you explain this omen ? H. A rainbow can only occur when the clouds containing the rain are opposite...
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