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" Monday's child is fair of face/ Tuesday's child is full of grace/ Wednesday's child is full of woe/ Thursday's child has far to go... "
Child Classics - Page 59
by Georgia Alexander, Grace Alexander - 1909
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 27

1836
...were born. Here is a poetical adage on the subject common in our town: — " Monday's child is fair in face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's...is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard tor its living: And a child that's born on a Christmas day, Is fair and wise, good and gay," Hymn for...
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Traditions, Legends, Superstitions, and Sketches of Devonshire: On the ...

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Devon (England) - 1838
...born. Here is a poetical adage on the subject common in our town : — " Monday's child is fair in face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's...child works hard for its living ; And a child that 's born on a Christmas day, Is fair and wise, good and gay." The 29th of May is still a holiday much...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 25

American Philosophical Society - Anthropology - 1888
...walking over their grave. 5.— The child that's born on Sabbath day Is blithe and bonny, good and gay. Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is born for woe, Thursday's child has far to go, Friday's child is for loving and giving, EXTRACT FROM...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales: A Sequel to the Nursery Rhymes of England

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Nursery rhymes - 1849 - 276 pages
...— A gift — a friend — a foe — A journey — to go. DAYS OF BIRTH. Monday's child is fair in face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's...Saturday's child works hard for its living ; And a child that's born on Christmas day Is fair and wise, good and gay. COLOURS. Colour-superstitions, though...
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Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales

James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Children's stories - 1849 - 275 pages
...friend — a foe — A journey — to go. DAYS OF BIRTH. Monday's child is fair in face, Tnesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full...Saturday's child works hard for its living ; And a child that's born on Christmas day Is fair and wise, good and gay. COLOURS. Colour-superstitions, though...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 99

Languages, Modern - 1897
...Sonntag; V. 5 f. heifsen: 'Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child works hard for bis living, And a child that is born on Christmas day, Is fair and wise, good and gay. — Eine von Herrn Prof. Brandl aus London mitgeteilte Variante setzt Tuesday für Sunday, Wednesday...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 56

Questions and answers - 1877
...following pretty version with her own : — " .Monday's child !• fair in face, Tuesday's child ¡9 full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe, Thursday's...Friday's child is loving and giving, Saturday's child must work hard for its living; The child of Sunday and Christmas Day Is good and fair and wise and...
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A guide to the South coast of England, from the Reculvers to the Land's end ...

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1859
...on Dartmoor, faster and faster." Thus runs the Devonshire prophecy— » " Monday's child is fair in face, Tuesday's child is full of grace. Wednesday's...Saturday's child works hard for its living. And a child that's born on Christmas day Is fair and wise, and good and gay." The song of harvest-home may still...
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A guide to the coasts of Devon & Cornwall

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1859
...on Dartmoor, faster and faster." Thus runs the Devonshire prophecy — " Monday's child is fair in face, Tuesday's child is full of grace. Wednesday's...Saturday's child works hard for its living. And a child that's born on Christmas day Is fair and wise, and good and gay." The song of harvest-home may still...
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Notes on the Folk-lore of the Northern Counties of England and the Borders ...

William Henderson - England, Northern - 1866 - 344 pages
...infant may be divined from tbe day of the week on which it is born. For, as the old rhyme runs — Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace, Wednesday's child is full of woe. And Ihursday's child has far to gx>. B I'Yiday's child is loving and giving, And SaUjday's child works...
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