September blow soft, till the fruit’s in the loft

1571 T. TUSSER Husbandry (rev. ed.) F2 September blowe soft, Till fruite be in loft.

1732 T. FULLER Gnomologia no. 6214 September, blow soft, Till the Fruit’s in the Loft.

1906 E. HOLDEN Country Diary of Edwardian Lady (1977) 121 September blow soft,—Till the fruit’s in the loft.

1928 Daily Mail 3 Sept. 10 ‘September blow soft till the apple’s in the loft’ is what we desire of this traditionally beautiful month.


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