North Wind Doth Blow, The
DESCRIPTION: "The north wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will poor robin do then? Poor thing! He'll hide in a barn, To keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing. Poor thing!"
EARLIEST DATE: 1805 (Songs for the Nursery, according to the Opies)
KEYWORDS: storm bird
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 533, "The North Wind Doth Blow" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #407, p. 193, "(The north wind doth blow)"
Dolby, p. 168, "The North Wind Doth Blow" (1 text)
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