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Modern proverbs and proverbial sayings

by Bartlett Jere Whiting

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs,
  • Proverbs, English

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xiii-xv.

    StatementBartlett Jere Whiting.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6403 .W48 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 709 p. ;
    Number of Pages709
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2209136M
    ISBN 100674580532
    LC Control Number89031520


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A proverb is a short, pithy saying that expresses a traditionally held truth or piece of advice, based on common sense or experience. Nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language, and the element of language that best encapsulates a society's values and beliefs is its proverbs.