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A collection of the proverbs of all nations

Author: Walter K Kelly; Wolfgang Mieder
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : Proverbium in cooperation with the Department of German and Russian, University of Vermont, 2002.
Series: Supplement series of Proverbium, v. 11.
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Genre/Form: Sayings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kelly, Walter Keating.
Collection of the proverbs of all nations.
Burlington, Vt. : Proverbium in cooperation with the Department of German and Russian, University of Vermont, 2002
(OCoLC)607070068
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter K Kelly; Wolfgang Mieder
ISBN: 0971022356 9780971022355
OCLC Number: 55086364
Notes: Reprint of the 1869 ed. published by W.F. Draper, Andover, Mass.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 232 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Women, love, marriage, etc. --
Parents and children --
Youth and age --
Natural character --
Home --
Presence, absence, social intercourse --
Friendship --
Co-operation, reciprocity, subordination --
Luck, fortune, misfortune --
Forethought, care, caution --
Patience, fortitude, perseverance --
Industry and idleness --
Thrift --
Moderation, excess --
Thorough-going, the whole hog --
Will, inclination, desire --
Custom, habit, use --
Self-conceit, spurious pretensions --
Self-love, self-interest, self-reliance --
Selfishness in giving, spurious benevolence --
Ingratitude --
The mote and the beam --
Faults, excuses, uneasy consciousness --
False appearances and pretences, hypocrisy, double dealing, time-serving --
Opportunity --
Uncertainty of the future, hope --
Experience --
Choice, dilemma, comparison --
Shifts, contrivances, strained uses --
Advice --
Detraction, calumny, common fame, good repute --
Truth, falsehood, honesty --
Speech, silence --
Threatening, boasting --
Secrets --
Retribution, penal justice --
Wealth, poverty, plenty, want --
Beginning and end --
Office --
Law and lawyers --
Physic, physicians, maxims relating to health --
Clergy --
Seasons, weather --
National and local characteristics, local allusions.
Series Title: Supplement series of Proverbium, v. 11.
Other Titles: Proverbs of all nations
Responsibility: compared, explained, and illustrated [by] Walter K. Kelly ; edited by Wolfgang Mieder.

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