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The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases

Burton Egbert Stevenson

The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases

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Published by Macmillan Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs.,
  • Maxims.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and arranged by Burton Stevenson.
    ContributionsStevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6405 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 2957 p. ;
    Number of Pages2957
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6031824M
    LC Control Number48008717
    OCLC/WorldCa1029364


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Book by Burton E. Stevenson, / The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases (formerly entitled, The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases) published by the MacMillan Company, New York This book is an alphabetical sequence of words, then each word has been researched as to its use in Proverbs, maxims and famous Cited by: The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases Hardcover – January 1, by Burton Stevenson (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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OCLC Number: Notes: London ed. (Routledge and K. Paul)--has title: Book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases. Description: vi, pages 25 cm. : The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases (Formerly Entitled the Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases) () by Stevenson, Burton and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.5/5(2).

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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.

The MacMillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases (Formerly Entitled the Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases) Burton Stevenson Published by. 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 Size: KB. Very Good with no dust jacket.

In Good, edgeworn slipcase. A few pages have creases. Stamped "Withdrawn" from university library-no other library marks (never in the collection or in circulation).; Home Book Of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases; X.

Uniform Title Home book of proverbs, maxims, and familiar phrases Imprint New York, Macmillan [, c] Physical description viii, p. 25 cm. Home, Men, House Argument against the writs of assistance, Boston, Mass., Feb.

Burton Stevenson, Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases (), traces the proverb "A man's house is his castle" back to and notes legal usages of it by Sir Edward Coke in the seventeenth century.

Listed in the 'Macmillan (Home) Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases' by Burton Stevenson and in the 'Dictionary of American Proverbs' by Wolfgang Mieder et al." From "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y. The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases quotes Barnard as saying he called it "a Chinese proverb, so that people would take it seriously." An actual Chinese expression, "Hearing something a hundred times isn't better than seeing it once" (百闻不如一见, p bǎi wén bù rú yī jiàn) is sometimes claimed to be the.

Familiar quotations: a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. Ref PNB27 Ref PNB27 The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases.

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This is a list of some of the most important and well-known English proverbs. Below each one, there's a simple explanation. The meanings of some of these phrases have shifted over the years, so a proverb might have originally had a different meaning than the one I explain.

"Two wrongs don't make a right.". Argument against the writs of assistance, Boston, Mass., Feb. Burton Stevenson, Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases (), traces the proverb "A man's house is his castle" back to and notes legal usages of it by Sir Edward Coke in the seventeenth century.

The proverb has been used in the United States sinceand is listed in the 'Macmillan (Home) Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases' by Burton Stevenson." "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y. Titelman (Random House, New York, ).

This is what I've found so far. It probably has an earlier. Page - Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty of thy voice.

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. A proverb is a remnant of the ancient philosophy preserved amidst very many destructions on account of its brevity and fitness for use.

— From a work of Aristotle now lost. selections in this classic reference work comprise an encyclopedic scope of English proverbs as. Sayings about Home. Man builds the house but woman makes the home. Classification: proverb. Meaning: Although the man does the labor to create the structure, the true home advisor is the woman who makes the house into a home.

Clean-out the drain pipes while the weather is. As it stands at the present day, the Book of Proverbs begins with the general title, "Míshlê Shelomoh, the son of David, king of Israel", which is immediately followed by a prologue (i, ), stating the aim and importance of the entire work: the whole collection aims at imparting wisdom and at enabling men to understand all kinds of Mashals.

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning and the principal and choice part of knowledge [its starting point and its essence]; but fools despise skillful and godly Wisdom, instruction, and discipline.[Ps. ] AMP. Proverbs commonly said to be Chinese ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article English form attributed to Fred R.

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The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases quotes Barnard as saying he called it "a Chinese proverb, so that people would take it seriously." Soon after, the proverb would become popularly attributed to Confucius. The Book of Proverbs (Hebrew: מִשְלֵי, Míshlê (Shlomoh), "Proverbs (of Solomon)") is a book in the third section (called Ketuvim) of the Hebrew Bible and a book of the Christian Old Testament.

When translated into Greek and Latin, the title took on different forms: in the Greek Septuagint (LXX) it became Παροιμίαι Paroimiai ("Proverbs"); in the Latin Vulgate the title was. Listed in the 'Macmillan (Home) Book of Proverbs, Maxims and Familiar Phrases' by Burton Stevenson and in the 'Dictionary of American Proverbs' by Wolfgang Mieder et al." From "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y.

Titelman (Random House, New York, ). Proverbs and sayings are usually short and sweet or short and tangy. They have been defined as the wisdom of many and the wit of one. Although proverbs, sayings and maxim may be highly believed, they ironically often contradict each other. The Macmillan Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Famous Phrases REF.

PN H66 Quotations from the Greek, Latin, German, Italian, Spanish, French and Dutch languages are given in the original format, as well as in translation. The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases quotes Barnard as saying he called it "a Chinese proverb, so that people would take it seriously." Nonetheless, the proverb soon after became popularly attributed to Confucius.

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Editor Burton Egbert Stevenson made the following. Book of Proverbs. The Book of Proverbs (in Hebrew: מִשְלֵי Mish'ley), commonly referred to simply as Proverbs, is a book of the Hebrew Bible. The original Hebrew title of the book of Proverbs is "Míshlê Shlomoh" ("Proverbs of Solomon").

Update this biography» Complete biography of Book of Proverbs». A hand-book of proverbs: comprising an entire republication of Ray's collection of English proverbs, with his additions from foreign languages: and an alphabetical index, in which are introduced large additions, as well of proverbs as of sayings, sentences, maxims, and phrases / (London: H.G.

Bohn, ), by Henry G. Bohn and John Ray (page. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Includes a slipcase which is worn. REFERENCE BOOKS. The biggest, most comprehensive book of quotes in existence. Has well o quotations, is organized by subject, and is close to pages.

(Key Words: Reference Books, Proverbs, Maxims, Familiar Phrases, Burton Egbert Stevenson). book. (Cyril Northcote Parkinson,English political scientist, historian and writer, from his book, Parkinson's Law - The Pursuit of Progress, written in ) Parkinson also coined other notable phrases of enduring relevance: "Expenditure rises to meet income." (C Northcote Parkinson,from The Law and the Profits, ).

The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations completes our enormously successful and award-winning Latin for the Illiterati series of volumes, rounding off the trilogy with a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, and war.The Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases by Burton Egbert Stevenson.

New York: Macmillan, This comprehensive work is arranged by subject with cross-references to related headings; a keyword index is provided. The Home Book of Quotations, Classical and Modern, 10th ed. by Burton Egbert Stevenson. New York: Dodd, Mead,   Most of these are from Stevenson's Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases, One page over from the topic "Laughter" is the subject of "LAW," and the two often overlap.

Mark Twain said: "Are you going to hang him anyhow - and try him afterwards?" Sounds like current events, doesn't it?