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PROVERB

WHEN THE WIND IS FROM THE NORTH
SAILORS DON'T GO FORTH;
WHEN THE WIND IS FROM THE EAST,
'TIS NEITHER FAIR FOR MAN NOR BEAST;
WHEN THE WIND IS FROM THE SOUTH,
IT BLOWS THE BAIT IN THE FISH'S MOUTH;
WHEN THE WIND IS FROM THE WEST,
THEN IT'S AT ITS VERY BEST.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT MAINTAINED THAT THIS RHYME IS BORN OUT BY ACTUAL
EXPERIENCE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; YPSILANTI

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 03-01-1968

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