Adriatic Weather Rhymes

By John Leyland, published December 1920


Probably no other seamen have ever turned the play of poetical fancy so extensively to such a practical purpose as the fishing and coastwise seafarers of the Adriatic with their weather rhymes. Fortunately a number of officers of the late Austro-Hungarian Navy interested themselves in noting these sayings and Captain Wilhelm von Kesslitz collected them for the benefit of students.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Art & Music | Science & Exploration

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