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The Macmillan book of proverbs, maxims and famous phrases

The Macmillan book of proverbs, maxims and famous phrases

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Published by Macmillan in NewYork .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementselected and arranged by Burton Stevenson.
ContributionsStevenson, Burton.
The Physical Object
Pagination2957p.
Number of Pages2957
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16653031M

According to Burton Stevenson’s standard reference book The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases, “It’s Greek to me” predates Shakespeare as a common proverbial phrase for “I don’t understand it” in both English and French, and seems to derive from medieval Latin, where the phrase “it is Greek, and cannot be read” was used as a gloss. The Macmillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases (Book): A compilation of proverbs, maxims, and famous phrases, traced back to their origins.

A variation of this story is given, without mention of its use in training, in The Macmillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases (), with the earliest use cited being from W. F. Butler's Life of Napier, published in "The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases" [orig ] Selected & Arranged by Burton Stevenson originally published as "The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases" in ; MacMillan editions in , & ; Simon & Schuster edition in

  This message is stressed a lot in the book of Proverbs. Wise men take correction, they listen to what people have to say, and never stop getting wiser. The fool rejects the advice of : Benjamin Bogle. Publius Syrus was a Syrian slave in first century BC who earned his freedom and education by impressing his master with sharp wit and intelligence. These qualities are evident in his moral maxims which I consider far better than perhaps the most famous book .


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And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares, that infest the day, Shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, And as silently steal away. Last Updated: 24 November The Book of Proverbs in the Bible is a valuable source of wisdom, advice and bs teach us not just what is right, just and fair, but also how rewarding it is if we reject the world, accept the call of God, walk in faith and trust God every step of the way.

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List of Proverbs or Maxims A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A fool and his money are soon parted. A friend in need is a friend indeed.

A good beginning makes a good ending. A man is known by the company he keeps. A man's home is his castle. A man's reach should exceed his grasp. Get this from a library. The Macmillan book of proverbs, maxims, and famous phrases. [Burton Egbert Stevenson] -- Sayings which range from the Greeks and.

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The proverbs are grouped in topics ranging from work (or reasons not to), family life, love, food, age, religion. The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases. New York: Macmillan. MLA Citation. Stevenson, Burton Egbert. The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases / selected and arranged by Burton Stevenson Macmillan New York.

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Editor Burton Egbert Stevenson made the following. "We can not learn men from books." Benjamin Disraeli "The proper study of mankind is books." Aldous Huxley "One who steals a book cannot be reckoned a thief." Justus Doolittle "Some books leave us free and some books make us free." Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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