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September is the ninth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. September in the Southern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent of March in the Northern Hemisphere. September 1 marks the beginning of the meteorological autumn in the Northern hemisphere, and the beginning of the meteorological spring Southern hemisphere.
- The morrow was a bright September morn;
The earth was beautiful as if new-born;
There was that nameless splendor everywhere,
That wild exhilaration in the air,
Which makes the passers in the city street
Congratulate each other as they meet.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Tales of a Wayside Inn (1863-1874), Part I, The Student's Tale, The Falcon of Sir Federigo, line 135.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
- Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 698-99.
- O sweet September, thy first breezes bring
The dry leaf's rustle and the squirrel's laughter,
The cool fresh air whence health and vigor spring
And promise of exceeding joy hereafter.
- George Arnold, September Days.
- Come out 'tis now September,
The hunter's moon's begun,
And through the wheaten stubble
Is heard the frequent gun.
- All Among the Barley, made popular by the part-song of Mrs. Elizabeth Stirling Bridge. Pub. in The Musical Times, No. 187. Supplement.