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red sky at night, shepherd's delight

A red sky at sunset is a sign that good weather will follow. The full phrase is "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." I think we're going to have a nice sunny day tomorrow. Look at that sunset—red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
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It was the best, best Christmas gift for her family, reminding all who love happy endings of the story of the return of the prodigal son and the shepherd's delight at finding one lost sheep.
Weather throughout the day did much to raise spirits of the enthusiastic festival-goers; it was Shepherd's Delight by evening, promising much of the same for today's music fans.
In a similar way that the old saying of "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
So was a schoolgirl experiment which proved the accuracy of that well-known saying Red Sky at Night, Shepherd's Delight.
They could be right about Redknapp but Far Post believes there may be an absence of Shepherd's delight.
Favourites like, "red sky at night shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning sailor's warning", have been in use so long it was even espoused by Jesus in Matthew 16.
Does the saying "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning shepherd's warning," hold any weight?
And the demand has become so high for the traditional mince and potato dish that it's causing cafe owners Gayle Shellam and Sue Hay to produce mounds of his shepherd's delight to feed his fans.
From the Roman Wall, a shepherd's delight in June, to Glanton and Glendale in August and, finally, to the fell racing and sheepdog trials of Alwinton in October, traditionally the last show of the year, I plod from stall to stall and pen to pen until I find refuge at my grandfather's final resting place: the beer tent.
They show: A shepherd's delight taken near Withybrook overlooking the city' and still waters at Coombe Abbey overlooking the walkway.
P Wealleans of Fenham, said: "The red sky in the morning question is, red sky in the morning shepherd's warning - bad weather, red sky at night shepherd's delight - good weather and it was also a saying for sailors .
12 The proverb 'red sky at night - shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning - shepherd's warning' holds some truth as sun rising in the east can reveal the first signs of a weather front coming from the Atlantic in the west.
JP, West Moor, has asked: "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning
Weather sayings:Red sky at night - shepherd's delight Ash before oak, we're in for a soak.