Curiosities in Proverbs: A Collection of Unusual Adages, Maxims, Aphorisms, Phrases and Other Popular Dicta from Many Lands

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G.P. Putman's sons, 1916 - 428 Seiten
 

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Seite 97 - A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Seite 96 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city ; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Seite 110 - There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Seite 180 - Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause ; An awful pause! prophetic of her end.
Seite 123 - For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Seite 93 - The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy. Still thou art blest compared wi' me ! The present only toucheth thee : But, och ! I backward cast my e'e On prospects drear, An' forward, tho' I canna see, I guess an
Seite 144 - Come, bring with a noise, My merry, merry boys, The Christmas log to the firing ; While my good dame, she Bids ye all be free, And drink to your hearts
Seite 102 - Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
Seite 117 - For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Seite 108 - Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil.

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