Quotes for Events - November

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Quotes for November.

November's sky is chill and drear, November's leaf is red and sear.

Autumn I love thy latter end to view In cold novembers day so bleak and bare When like lifes dwindld thread worn nearly thro Wi lingering pottering pace and head bleachd bare Thou like an old man bids the world adieu
Talk not of sad November, when a day Of warm, glad sunshine fills the sky of noon, And a wind, borrowed from some morn of June, Stirs the brown grasses and the leafless spray.
This sunlight shames November where he grieves In dead red leaves, and will not let him shun The day, though bough with bough be over-run.
The world is tired, the year is old, The faded leaves are glad to die.
Apart from the pleasures of gardening, November has beauty of its own. The Saxons called it the wind-month, for then the fishermen drew up their boats and abandoned fishing till the spring; it was called the slaughter-month, too, when pigs and cattle were salted down for preservation throughout the winter.
While November numbly collapses, this beech tree, heavy as death on the lawn, braces for throat-cutting ice, bandaging snow.

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