The Mail-Coach Passengers

The Mail-Coach PassengersThe Mail-Coach Passengers

On New Year’s Eve a mail-coach pulled into town with twelve passengers. They each had their passports. They were asked who they were.

They were:

January

People fixed their hopes upon him and he was a merchant.

February

Was the shortest lived and a reveller.

March

Was a weather prophet, but praised fasting and carried a small bunch of violets.

April

Liked to fool people and be merry.

May

Miss May was beautiful and smelled wonderful. She sang beautifully in the woods.

June

Was fond of sleeping and she gave a feast on the longest day of the year.

July

Was a plump young fellow and wore hardly anything for the heat.

August

Was a hardworking woman with many fruits as reward.

September

Caused the entire forest to change its color when he arrived.

October

Spoke of hunting and farming.

November

Coughed and coughed and coughed.

December

Brought everything Christmas.

It was decided that their passports would be kept and each would be available for a month. Afterwards, their conduct would be recorded.

Observations

This story applies only to people in the northern hemisphere.

Themes

This is just a story saying how the months of the year generally turn out.

Overall

September is the best.

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