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A May-Time Revel

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May is in some one of the most important months of the year. We are warned of its deceptiveness in the old Scotch saying:-
'Cast not a clout
Till May's out'.
Another saying-from Scotland, too, by the way-and dating from the time of Mary Queen of Scots is:-
'Marry in May,
Rue aye!'
From which cautious utterances we might learn, had we not known it by annual experience, that the month of the Hawthorn-blossom, Maypoles and May-Queens lures us, sometimes to our peril, to:-
Fill the cup and in the fire of Spring
The Winter garment of repentance fling!'

Hilary Evans (Solo Flute)
Flute Cadenza, 'The Call of May'

May-pole

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