Signs of the Weather (Domestic)
Meteorology, Prognostication, Gender, Instruments
Explains how 'your wife's face' can be used to 'foretell the state of the weather'. For example, suggests that 'a long and dark face presages squalls; a clear and bright one, settled fair weather'.
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