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" Happy is the bride that the sun shines on ; happy is the corpse that the rain rains on. "
The proverbs of Scotland, collected and arranged, with notes by A. Hislop - Pagina 112
di Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1870
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 4;Volume 7

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1859
...the same description, in all cases most exquisitely told, like that in the Rivals, illustrating — "Happy is the bride that the sun shines on, Happy is the corpse that the rain rains upon." There is also yet another sign of a genius for weird narrative, which we find in Gerald Griffin,...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1859
...the same description, in all cases most exquisitely told, like that in the Rivals, illustrating — " Happy is the bride that the sun shines on, Happy is the corpse that the rain rains upon." There is also yet another sign of a genius for weird narrative, which we find in Gerald Griffin,...
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Irish Folk Lore: Traditions and Superstitions of the Country, with Humorous ...

John O'Hanlon - 1870 - 312 pagine
...following couplet is often quoted, and much importance is attached to it by the country people : — " Happy is the bride that the sun shines on, Happy is the corpse that the rain rains on." It is regarded as unlucky to find a pin with the point turned towards you ; but it is considered a...
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A handbook of proverbs: English, Scottish, Irish, American, Shakesperean ...

James Allan Mair - 1873
...Happy is he who knows his follies in his youth. E. Happy is he whose friends were born before him. E. Happy is the bride that the sun shines on. /. Happy...corpse that the rain rains on. /. Happy is the wooing that is not long in doing. E. Happy is the wooin' that's no lang in doin'. S. Harm watch, harm catch....
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Scottish Proverbs: Collected and Arranged

Andrew Henderson - 1876 - 202 pagine
...Hang hunger, and drown drouth. Hanging is nae better than it's ca'd. Happy go lucky. [At all hazards.] Happy is the bride that the sun shines on ; Happy is the corpse that the rain rains on. Happy man be his dool. Happy man, happy kavel. Hardships seldom come single. Haud your hand, your father...
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Scottish Proverbs

1881 - 204 pagine
...Hang hunger, and drown drouth. Hanging is nae better than it's ca'd. Happy go lucky. [At all hazards.] Happy is the bride that the sun shines on ; Happy is the corpse that the rain rains on. Happy man be his dool. Happy man, happy kavel. Hardships seldom come single. Haud your hand, your father...
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American Notes and Queries, Volume 8

William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - 1891
...should have more or less influence in love affairs. There is that well-known and oft-repeated couplet : Happy is the bride that the sun shines on, Happy is the corpse that the rain rains on. It is the moon, however, that the maiden looks to for a charm to bring her lover. If she wishes to...
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Journal of American Folklore

1918
...something new, Something borrowed and something blue,' brings good luck to the bride. People say, — 197. Happy is the bride that the sun shines on, Happy is the corpse the rain falls on; and, 198. Marry in'Lent, And you'll live to repent.6 199. Monday for wealth, Tuesday...
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Yorkshire Notes and Queries, Volumi 1-2

1888
...draaned t' miller, said when a man has overdrawn his account. He cannot tell a B fro' a bull's fooit. Happy is the bride that the sun shines on. Happy is the bride that the rain rains on. Hot love is soon cold. Hawks winua pick oot hawks een. Hungry dogs are...
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Suffolk, Edizione 37,Parte 2

Lady Eveline Camilla Gurdon - 1893 - 202 pagine
...rip and rend — both words meaning tear and waste. Ed. Moor. " Suffolk Words and Phrases," p. 308. "Happy is the bride that the sun shines on; happy is the corpse that the rain rains on." Ibid. p. 163. " When ye lah an egg, tho' ta be a' gowd, .don't cackle." Ibid. p. 62. "As dry as a Hambuck."...
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