The North wind doth blow
and we shall have snow,
And what will poor robin do then, poor thing?
He'll sit in a barn and keep himself warm
and hide his head under his wing, poor thing.
Wind doth blow' or 'The Robin'?
This nursery rhyme is referred to as either the North Wind doth
blow or The Robin. It is British in its origins - believed to have
originated as far back as 16th century history and using the olde English word
'doth'. The purpose of the rhyme is to ensure that a child
associates security and warmth to home whilst empathising with the
plight of the robin.