For Toronto, Ontario, Canada – June 11-17th
(Reasonably accurate, though, I wouldn’t bet your best jumper on it)
MONDAY: Now is the winter of our discontent / Made glorious summer by this sun (1). But, in the midst of this bright-shining day, / I spy a black, suspicious, threatening cloud, / That will encounter with our glorious sun (2). So foul a sky clears not without a storm (3). It will be rain to-night (4). Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder,/ Such groans of roaring wind and rain (5). High 28.
TUESDAY: A glooming peace this morning with it brings; / The sun, for sorrow, will not show his head (6). Another storm brewing; I hear it sing i’ the wind: yond same black cloud, yond huge one, looks like a foul bombard that would shed his liquor (7). Small showers last long, but sudden storms are short (8). High 25.
WEDNESDAY: The sun, / Who doth permit the base contagious clouds / To smother up his beauty from the world, / …please again to be himself (9)! High 22.
THURSDAY: The grey-eyed morn smiles on the frowning night, / Chequering the eastern clouds with streaks of light… / …the sun advance his burning eye / The day to cheer and night’s dank dew to dry (10). High 21.
THE WEEKEND – FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY: Three glorious suns, each one a perfect sun; / Not separated with racking clouds, / But sever’d in a pale clear-shining sky (11). High 23, 26, and 29.
And so, farewell. Fair weather after you! (12)
Using TLNs (through line numbers):
1) Richard III, I.i, 1-2
2) Henry VI, Part III; V.iii, 2777-2779
3) King John, V.ii, 1833
4) Macbeth, III.ii, 1257
5) King Lear, III.ii, 1718-1719
6) Romeo & Juliet, V.iii, 3280-3281
7) The Tempest, II.ii, 1101-1104
8) Richard II, II.ii, 713
9) Henry IV, Part I; I.ii; 297-300
10) Romeo & Juliet, II.iii, 1055-1056 and 1059-1060
11) Henry VI, Part III; II.i; 651-653
12) Loves Labour Lost, I.ii, 439-440
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