Punch,  49 (1865), 253.

Signs and Seasons



Essay, Drollery



    Noting the association between zodiacal signs and the seasons, discusses other more mundane signs associated with the seasons. These include the claim that it is a 'sign of the cold season when (being still in bed) you are inclined to disbelieve any one who rubs his hands and declares "It's a beautiful morning, and he feels as warm as toast"'.

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