THE MOON " LYING ON HER BACK."
[To THE EDITOR OT THE " SPECTATOR."] SIR;—This is regarded by the fishermen here as a sure sign of bad weather. The phenomenon is fully explained in .R. A. Proctor's work, The Moon, p. 89. The author notices that it has been regarded as a weather-token, and adds i "If there were any value at all in such predictions, they would imply the strictly cyclic return of such and such weather."—I am, Sir, &c.,