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A collection of English proverbs

A collection of English proverbs

digested into a convenient method for the speedy finding any one upon occasion : with short annotations : whereunto are added local proverbs with their explications, old proverbial rhythmes, less known or exotick proverbial sentences, and Scottish proverbs

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Published by Printed by John Hayes ..., for W. Morden in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs,
  • Proverbs, Hebrew

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Ray, M.A. and Fellow of the Royal Society
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 774:18
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[8], 414, [1] p
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15040754M

    " A Hand-Book of Proverbs. Comprising an Entire Republication of Ray's Collection of English Proverbs, with His Additions from Foreign Languages - And a (Paperback or Softback). Format: Book. Hustle Believe Receive. " See all. The Book of Proverbs is exactly what the name implies, a collection of short sayings gathered from different places and produced over long periods of time. In general, these sayings represent wisdom derived from practical experience. Although they contain no profound contributions to theological ideas, they constitute wholesome advice about the.

    A Collection of English Proverbs, By John Ray Printed In Cambridge by John Hayes For W. Morden. The Volume is in Very Good Condition Rebacked, retaining late 18th or early 19th century blind and gilt calf, with newer spine divided into five compartments by four blind tooled bands, with gilt lettering in the second compartment from the top and gilt date in the tail . A Collection of Solomon’s Proverbs - Solomon’s proverbs: A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son, heartache to his mother. Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone, but righteousness rescues from death. The LORD will not let the righteous go hungry, but He denies the wicked what they crave. Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches. The son who .

    A hand-book of proverbs: comprising Ray's collection of English proverbs, with his additions from foreign languages / (London: G. Bell & Sons, ), by Henry G. Bohn and John Ray (page images at HathiTrust) Everybody's book of proverbs and . Collectively, they form a genre of folklore. Some proverbs exist in more than one language because people borrow them from languages and cultures similar to theirs. In the West, the Bible (including, but not limited to the Book of Proverbs) and medieval Latin (aided by the work of Erasmus) have played a considerable role in distributing proverbs.


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