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Dialect, proverbs and word-lore

Dialect, proverbs and word-lore

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dialect.

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    Statementedited by George Laurence Gomme.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 352 p.
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16800688M

    The proverbs in this book, like all proverbs, come from many sources—most of them anonymous and all of them difficult to trace. It is not unusual to find the same proverb in many vari-ants. The saying “Bend the tree while it is young; when it is old, it is too late” is a variation on the Bible’s “Train up a child in the. Proverbs and sayings. This is a collection of proverbs and sayings from around the world in variety of languages. Versions of some proverbs can be found in many different languages, others are unique to particular languages and provide insights into different ways of thinking and different cultures.

    Book fo Proverbs. The book of Proverbs is filled with wise sayings that we can use everday. For those of us who want to gain wisdom in everyday life, this is the book to go to as it deals with practical principles of how to have wisdom in relating to people. The word "Proverbs" have two meanings in the Bible. 1. Parable. 2. To Rule and To Govern. - I recently taught a lesson in Sunday School about Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. I didn’t really know too much about either book before the lesson, but as I researched, I was surprised that they .

    Berkeley Electronic Press Selected Works. BOOK REVIEWS velopment of European hand industries in wood, which first became significant in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The body of the book then examines the various George Laurence Gomme, ed., Dialect, Proverbs, and Word Lore, vol. 2 of The Gentle-man's Magazine Library (London, ). Pp. x + , $


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