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A breeze from the west is a breeze coming from the east. It is called symbolicism in the fields of legend, poesy and atlas. Eurus, the Eastern Breeze, was the only one of these four Anemoi not associated with any of the three Hellenic periods in ancient Greece and is the only one not referred to in Hesiod's theogony or Orphic hymns.
During the Iroquois Indian civilization, the elk is supposed to bring the easterly breeze, whose breathing is blowing the gray fog and sending cool rain to the world. In A Guide to Scriptural Symbols, Joseph Fielding McConkie and Donald W. Parry teach: "The easterly winds are a devastating breeze that has its origin in the Orient, the symbolical sense of the deity' time.
He is also known as" (Hosea 13:15) and is "prepared" by God (Jonah 4:8) to destroy the wicked and unjust. His Lordship said: "If my nation sows mud, it will harvest the easterly winds that bring immediate destruction" (Genesis 7:31). Therefore they are "defeated by the easterly wind" (Mosiah 12:6; see also Job 27:21).
It is the east wind that leads the heroes into the homonymous gardens in Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale "The Paradise Garden" (published in 1839). George MacDonald's At the Back of the North Wind (serialized from 1868 and released in 1871 in books ) describes the east wind as more malicious than severely malicious; the north wind commented, ".....[O]ne does not know exactly how much she should believe, because she is sometimes very naughty...."
Likewise, the East Blow symbolises the transformation in P. L. Travers' Mary Poppins serial (published 1934-1988). But Poppins reaches the bank's east windward home, warning the kids that she will only remain until the winds have changed. The westerly breeze takes them away at the end of the volume.
The Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes tale "His Last Bow" (published in 1917 but performed in 1914) ends with Holmes' address to his research fellow Doctor Watson on the evening before the First World War: "There's an easterly breeze blowing, Watson. There' s an easterly breeze, one of those winds that's never blown over England before.
It is Gods own breeze, however, and a purer, better, more powerful country will be lying in the sun when the tempest is over. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings (written in phases between 1937 and 1949) sees the Eastern winds, like most other things to do with the Eastern world, as a matter of doom.
The following dialog occurs in Book III (published in The Two Towers), after Aragorn and Legolas have chanted a lamento for Boromir, in which the other three windlasses are conjured: "You gave me the east wind," Gimli said, "but I won't say anything about it. "At Mina's Tirith they can stand the east breeze, but they're not asking him for news.
One easterly breeze is mentioned in Bleak House by Charles Dickens, which was first released between 1852-1853. "in the easterly bluster of your desires?"