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 Courland Weather.Course. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
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Another course would have done it. A little more would have effected our purpose. It is said that the peasants of a Yorkshire village tried to wall in a cuckoo in order to enjoy an eternal spring. They built a wall round the bird, and the cuckoo just skimmed over it. “Ah!” said one of the peasants, “another carse would a’ done it.”   1
        “There is a school of moralists who, connecting sundry short-comings … . with changes in manners, endeavour to persuade us that only ‘another carse’ is wanted to wall in the cuckoo.”—Nineteenth Century, December, 1892, p. 920.
 


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