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1831 - Roby, John - Traditions of Lancashire, Second Series (4)

Allusion
Date 1831
Author Roby, John
Title Traditions of Lancashire, Second Series
Mentions Robin Hood could bear any wind but a thaw wind (proverb)

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-02-14. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2019-02-20.

Allusion

"How long run we on through these great blubbering waves, ere we end our voyage? This night wind is worse than a Robin Hood's thaw."[1]

Source notes

The passage occurs in Roby's retelling of 'The Lost Farm; or, The Haunted Casket'.

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