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There is no proverb which is not true.
English Proverb.

Curiosities in Proverbs
A Collection of Unusual Adages, Maxims, Aphorisms, Phrases and Other Popular Dicta from Many Lands
Classified and Arranged with Annotations
 
Compiled by Dwight Edwards Marvin
 
The two thousand entries in this uniquely multicultural collection feature comparison of similar proverbs in different languages.
 
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Authorities Consulted    Introduction

NEW YORK AND LONDON: G. P. PUTNAM’S SONS, 1916
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2012

 
  Proverbs about Proverbs
  Singular Proverbs
  Obscure Proverbs
  Proverbs Founded on Historic Incidents, Legends, Folk-Tales, etc.
  Curious Objects Referred to in Proverbs
  Bible Proverbs—Old Testament
  Bible Proverbs—New Testament
  Proverbs Suggested by the Bible or Suggesting the Bible
  Christmas and Easter Proverbs
  Graceful Proverbs
  Impossibilities and Absurdities in Proverbs
  Superstition in Proverbs
  Fortune and Luck in Proverbs
  Weather Proverbs
  Wit and Humour in Proverbs
  Local and National Characteristics and Prejudices in Proverbs
  Rhyming Proverbs
  Grouping Proverbs
  Animal Proverbs
  Contradicting Proverbs
  Contemptuous Proverbs
  Whimsical Proverbs
  Question and Answer Proverbs
  Retorting Proverbs
  Quotation Proverbs
  Curious Proverbial Similes and Comparisons
 
 
 
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