Of Nouember. cap. 19.
THE eleuenth month is Nouember, and hath that name, because hée is the ninth after reinye time, and is called Caseu among the Hebrewes, and Dyos among the Gréekes: And hath thirtye dayes. His night hath 16. houres, and his day eight. This month for his coldnesse thirleth inward, & gréeueth bodies right sōre. And therefore it is sayde, that in the middle of this month the Sun com∣meth into the signe that is called Sagit∣tarius, the Archer. This month with his drinesse and cold, constraineth & bindeth & drieth, & maketh leaues of trées fall. And closeth & stoppeth pores in beasts. And ga∣thereth humours inwarde, and fréeseth them, and gréeueth & pricketh. Therefore at that time beastes waxe fat and tallo∣wie, and namelye swine. And therefore this month is painted as a churle bea∣ting Okes, and féeding his Swine with mast and Akornes.