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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
Months (Unclassified)
Fourth, eleventh, ninth, and sixth,
Thirty clays to each affix;
Every other thirty-one,
Except the second month alone.
        Common in Chester Co., Pa., among the Friends.
Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November;
All the rest have thirty-one
Excepting February alone:
Which hath but twenty-eight, in fine,
Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
        Common in New England States.
Thirty days hath November,
April, June, and September,
February hath xxviii alone,
And all the rest have xxxi.
        Richard Grafton—Abridgement of the Chronicles of Englande. (1570). 8vo. “A rule to knowe how many dayes every moneth in the yeare hath.”
Thirty days hath September,
April, June, and November;
February eight-and-twenty all alone,
And all the rest have thirty-one:
Unless that leap-year doth combine,
And give to February twenty-nine.
        Return from Parnassus. (London. 1606).

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