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Moon Folklore of the Day

If one gets ill on the eighth day of a new moon they will die.

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    As many days from the first new moon, so many times will it thaw during the winter.

    When the moon is darkest near the horizon, expect rain.

    To dream of a clear Moon portends success.

    Anything cut during the waning moon will not grow, including plants, hair, and fingernails.

    It is unlucky to see the first sliver of a new Moon through a window.

    Dreams of an eclipsed Moon are said to predict a contagious disease close at hand.

    An erect Moon is almost always threatening and unfavorable, but principally denotes wind. If, however, she appear with blunt or shortened horns, it is rather a sign of rain.-Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)

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