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Martin of Bullions (St.)

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The St. Swithin of Scotland. His day is July 4, and the Scotch say, if it rains then, rain may be expected for forty days.

By St. Martin of Bullion—ʹ

‘And what hast thou to do with St. Martin


‘Nay, little enough, sir, unless when he sends such rainy days that we cannot fly a hawk.ʹ”—Scott: The Abbott, xv.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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