A crescent moon that is waxing is good luck for lovers and travelers.
New moon far in the south indicates dry weather for a month.
A new moon on Saturday or Sunday is bad luck and predicts rain.
To dream of a red or “bloody” Moon warns of catastrophe or war.
The moon with a circle brings water in her break.
Babies born a day after the full Moon enjoy success and endurance.
If the new moon is not visible before the fourth day, the air will be unsettled for the whole month.
-Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)
Pointing at the moon is unlucky.
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