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All's Well That Ends Well (2,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare, published in the First Folio in 1623, where it is listed among the comedies. There is a debate
List of Latin phrases (318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of Wikipedia articles of Latin phrases and their translation into English. To view all phrases on a single, lengthy document, see: List
Matsya Nyaya (417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fish. It is described as the fundamental law of nature explained by the proverb of the big fish devouring the smaller fish, hence strong devour the weak
Chengyu (2,003 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time-server) 風林火山 fū, rin, ka, zan ("wind, woods, fire, mountain"; military proverb coming from Sun Tzu's "Art of War"; see also Fūrinkazan) The Korean equivalent
It Takes a Village (2,636 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
attributed to an African proverb: "It takes a village to raise a child." The saying and its attribution as an "African" proverb were in circulation before
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy (352 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" is an old proverb that means without time off from work, a person becomes both bored and boring. It is often
The Country of the Blind (1,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discovering that everyone is blind, Nuñez begins reciting to himself the proverb, "In the Country of the Blind, the One-Eyed Man is King". He realizes that
Fortune favours the bold (1,915 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"fortune favours the brave" are among the English translations of the Latin proverb "audentes Fortuna iuvat" and its variations. The phrase has been widely
In vivo (750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a play on in vino veritas, ("in wine [there is] truth"), a well-known proverb. In microbiology, in vivo is often used to refer to experimentation done
Tempus fugit (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
irretrievable time". The phrase is used in both its Latin and English forms as a proverb that "time's a-wasting". Tempus fugit is typically employed as an admonition
Botolan language (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Satanas. Below is a translation in Botolan of the Philippine national proverb "He who does not acknowledge his beginnings will not reach his destination
Bocca Baciata (337 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the sexual experience of the subject and is taken from the Italian proverb written on the back of the painting: Bocca baciata non perde ventura, anzi
Vogtlandian (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a pair of pants are called Husen, that's the place I call home." This proverb is also quite common in neighboring Ore Mountains due to the shift of vowels
Trust, but verify (1,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
doveryay, no proveryay, IPA: [dəvʲɪˈrʲæj no prəvʲɪˈrʲæj]) is a Russian proverb, which rhymes in Russian. The phrase became internationally known in English
Between Scylla and Charybdis (1,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
adage's meaning with a third proverb, that of "falling, as we say, out of the frying pan into the fire, in which form the proverb has been adopted by the French
Aklanon language (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as [ɫ] and can also alternate with [d]. Here is the Philippine national proverb in various languages. Tagalog: Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan
Friend of a friend (1,102 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
. "L'homme qui a vu l'homme qui a vu l'ours" (French proverb) – similar French language proverb literally meaning The man who saw the man who saw the
Idols South Africa (2,685 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the fifth season, and was sidekicked by ProVerb in the sixth season who hosted the semi-final rounds. ProVerb became the sole presenter from the seventh
Botamochi (351 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Heian period text Uji Shūi Monogatari (宇治拾遺物語).[citation needed] The proverb Tana kara botamochi (棚からぼたもち), literally "a botamochi falls down from a
Homo homini lupus (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
homini lupus, or in its unabridged form Homo homini lupus est, is a Latin proverb meaning "Man is a wolf to man," or more literally "Man to man is wolf."
Camlet (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
were almost impossible to undo. This difficulty was so notorious, that a proverb existed, stating that someone "is like a camlet—he has taken his pleat
Thavanur (583 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Thavanoor Amsom. There is a proverb in the area, The word of the Vellayil and the money of Thavanur. This proverb is the culmination of the rivalry
When pigs fly (1,173 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
impossibility. The idiom is apparently derived from a centuries-old Scottish proverb, though some other references to pigs flying or pigs with wings are more
Straw that broke the camel's back (939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to the cumulative effect of previous small actions. It alludes to the proverb "it is the last straw that breaks the camel's back". This gives rise to
Coverb (837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A coverb is a word or prefix that resembles a verb or co-operates with a verb. In languages that have the serial verb construction, coverbs are a type
Early to Bed (1941 film) (533 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
not only portrays Donald as a human but also emphasises on a well known proverb, "Early to bed". The film opens with Donald Duck yawning at the sunset
Xiehouyu (928 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Xiehouyu are a type of Chinese proverb consisting of a former segment that presents a novel scenario, and a latter provides the rationale thereof. One
No pain, no gain (1,576 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
No pain, no gain (or "No gain without pain") is a proverb, used since the 1980s as an exercise motto that promises greater value rewards for the price
Armene (240 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Pseudo-Scylax, falls into the harbour. Strabo writes that there was the proverb, "whoever had no work to do walled Armene." Its site is located near Akliman
The Air I Breathe (2,278 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Forest Whitaker. The concept of the film is based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones – Happiness (Whitaker)
Marathon (Rush song) (593 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
goals and trying to achieve them. And it's also about the old Chinese proverb: 'The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." The live version
Sambal language (1,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
'My house.' Below is a translation in Sambal of the Philippine national proverb "He who does not acknowledge his beginnings will not reach his destination
Beware of Greeks bearing gifts (704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
variant ferentis instead of ferentes. In modern English, it is used as a proverb to warn against trusting an enemy or adversary, even when they appear to
Nine-headed Bird (169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used to mock Hubei people for being "cunning and deceitful." A famous proverb is "Above heaven there are nine-headed birds, on earth there are cunning
John of Leiden (1,332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John of Leiden (born Johan Beukelszoon; 2 February 1509 – 22 January 1536) was a Dutch Anabaptist leader. In 1533 he moved to Münster, capital of the Prince-Bishopric
The Wolf and the Lamb (1,482 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
In his 1692 retelling of the fable, Roger L'Estrange used the English proverb "'Tis an easy Matter to find a Staff to beat a Dog" to sum up the sentiment
Anthesteria (1,172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Keres is often used to refer spirits of evil instead of the dead. A Greek proverb, employed of those who pestered for continued favors, ran "Out of doors
Le Beau Mariage (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
It is one of Rohmer's "comedies and proverbs" (comédies et proverbes). Its theme is a proverb from La Fontaine: "Quel esprit ne bat la campagne? Qui ne
Brös (567 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Upper Langa and West Liguria. Its pungent flavour gave rise to the proverb “Only love is stronger than Brös”. It has been conjectured that its name
Shloka (1,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
according to Monier-Williams's dictionary, is "any verse or stanza; a proverb, saying"; but in particular it refers to the 32-syllable verse, derived
Small Axe (anthology) (1,624 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
2020 on Amazon Prime Video in the United States. The title references a proverb – "Small axe fall big tree" or "If you are the big tree, we are the small
Sine Cerere et Baccho friget Venus (2,114 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Roman comedian Terence (c. 195/185 – c. 159 BC) that became a proverb in the Early Modern period. Its simplest level of meaning is that love
Goodwood Cup (659 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1925), Brown Jack (1930) Lester Piggott – Gladness (1958), Exar (1960), Proverb (1974), Girandole (1975), Ardross (1981) Pat Eddery – Erimo Hawk (1972)
Blind men and an elephant (3,534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the proverb is used as a simile of circumstance that ordinary men often fail to understand a great man or his great work. In Chinese, the proverb means
Awara broth (254 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
chicken and vegetables like cabbage, spinach, eggplant and chile peppers. A proverb says : "If you eat the broth of awara ... in Guiana you will come back
Hansei (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one's own mistake and to pledge improvement. This is similar to the German proverb Selbsterkenntnis ist der erste Schritt zur Besserung, where the closest
The Klingon Way (1,417 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sometimes present more than one related proverb. The description stories explain the role of the given proverb in Klingon culture; they sometimes explain
Kimpanzu (680 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
reunification under Pedro IV. They are remembered in tradition and are evoked in a proverb, still current in the 1920s Nkutama a mvila za makanda "Kinlaza, Kimpanzu
Tantalus (2,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dioskouroi, he had one divine and one mortal parent. The Greeks used the proverb "Tantalean punishment" (Ancient Greek: Ταντάλειοι τιμωρίαι: Tantáleioi
Out of Sight, Out of Mind (477 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
having to contend with sudden blindness after an accident. The title is a proverb. Hawkeye is asked by the nurses to fix a malfunctioning stove in the nurses'
As the Old Sang, So the Young Pipe (Jordaens, Antwerp) (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Dutch proverb – this is the earliest of them, whilst another is now in Valenciennes. The painting is an expression of the age-old Dutch proverb 'Soo d'oude
Wine is a Mocker (127 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
biblical proverb. The canvas depicts a scene outside an inn where a well-dressed drunken woman is about to be carried home in a wheelbarrow. The proverb, written
The Dog and Its Reflection (1,933 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coveteth, oft he loseth all", He stated as well that this was "an olde proverb" which, indeed, in the form "All covet, all lose", was later to be quoted
Kinkanga (519 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
loss in prominence, they were remembered in tradition and are evoked in a proverb, still current in the 1920s Nkutama a mvila za makanda "Kinlaza, Kimpanzu
The Cock and the Jewel (1,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cock and the Jewel is a fable attributed to Aesop and is numbered 503 in the Perry Index. As a trope in literature, the fable is reminiscent of stories
Hueil mab Caw (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"the son of Caw, whose saying was just" and claims that he once sang the proverb "Often will a curse fall from the bosom." Bromwich, Rachel. Trioedd Ynys
Amphisbaena (1,362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The amphisbaena (/ˌæmfɪsˈbɛɪnə/, /ˌæmfɪsˈbaɪnə/, or /ˌæmfɪsˈbiːnə/, plural: amphisbaenae; Ancient Greek: ἀμφίσβαινα) is a mythological, ant-eating serpent
March Hare (1,178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1546. It is reported in The Annotated Alice by Martin Gardner that this proverb is based on popular belief about hares' behaviour at the beginning of the
Gangu Teli (1,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from India belonging to the Teli (oil-presser) caste. He appears in the proverb Kahaan Raja Bhoj, Kahaan Gangu Teli ("Where is the king Bhoja, and where
Jeff Andrus (168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
March 27, 2011) was an American author, best known for having written The Proverb (2004), adapting Pope John Paul II's 1960 play The Jeweler's Shop, Doc
Estonian folklore (695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Copenhagen. Arvo Krikmann and Ingrid Sarv assembled the five-volume Estonian proverb collection "Eesti vanasõnad" between 1980 and 1988. Inspired by Faehlmann
Ciqikou, Chongqing (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
zhèn) and was also known as Little Chongqing. According to an old Chinese proverb: "One flagstone road, and one thousand years' Ciqikou".[citation needed]
Burna-Buriash II (2,617 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
contemporary of the Egyptian Pharaohs Amenhotep III and Akhenaten. The proverb "the time of checking the books is the shepherds' ordeal" was attributed
Survivor South Africa: Santa Carolina (1,212 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
two. She voted out the last remaining man in the competition, the rapper ProVerb, over the quiet former Exotic Dancer and businesswoman, GiGi. The Final
Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad (1,038 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
book Daniel, a Model for Young Men (1854) and is attributed to a "heathen proverb." The phrase later appears in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "The Masque
Beggar on Horseback (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
expressionistic parables that were popular at the time; its title derives from the proverb "Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride at a gallop," "Set a beggar
A picture is worth a thousand words (847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
labeled a Chinese proverb. The 1949 Home Book of Proverbs, Maxims, and Familiar Phrases quotes Barnard as saying he called it "a Chinese proverb, so that people
Ev'rybody Know Me (189 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cartel, Daz Dillinger, Jazze Pha, Lil' Scrappy, Mannie Fresh, Mr. Mo, Proverb, Shawty Putt, T-Boz and Young Buck. It peaked at number 44 on the Billboard
Birds of a Feather (795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the free dictionary. Birds of a feather flock together is an English proverb. Birds of a Feather may also refer to: Birds of a Feather (1917 film),
Imperial Manila (1,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Philippine provinces. This sentiment is sometimes expressed by the proverb "Not a leaf can fall in our country without Malacañang's permission." Another
Anacoluthon (801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following the interruption. An example is the Italian proverb "The good stuff – think about it." This proverb urges people to make the best choice. When anacoluthon
Kayı (tribe) (1,821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
means "the one who has might and power by relationship" and the Turkmen proverb says that "people shall be led by Kayı and Bayat tribes" (Turkmen: Il başy
Yoke and arrows (433 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ferdinand's motto Tanto monta; the bundle of arrows alluded to the ancient proverb that arrows can be easily broken one by one, but are unbreakable if tied
Full Moon in Paris (470 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
instalment in Rohmer's Comedies and Proverbs series. The story opens with the proverb "Qui a deux femmes perd son âme, qui a deux maisons perd la raison" ("He
Docendo discimus (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Docendo discimus is a Latin proverb meaning "by teaching, we learn." It is perhaps derived from Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC – 65 AD), who says in his
Woman (John Lennon song) (904 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
whispering, "For the other half of the sky", a paraphrase of a Chinese proverb, once used by Mao Zedong. In an interview for Rolling Stone magazine on
Out of Mind, Out of Sight (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) (1,215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Buffy and Cordelia grows closer. The title of the episode is a play on the proverb. After her English class, Cordelia arranges to meet with the teacher the
Ching Cheung Road (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
name was derived from the connection of his Chinese name (戴麟趾) and the proverb “麟趾呈祥” (Jyutping: lun4 zi2 cing4 coeng4). Kwun Tong (connected by Lung
Kanga (garment) (1,620 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
kangas with the mark "K.H.E. - Mali ya Abdulla", to which he often added a proverb in Swahili. Initially they were printed in Arabic script, and later in
Hime (752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hime (姫) is the Japanese word for princess or a lady of higher birth. Daughters of a monarch are actually referred to by other terms, e.g. Ōjo (王女), literally
Hostyle Gospel (1,461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Illinois. Its members include Demetrius Morton (King Soloman), Raynard Glass (Proverb), and Fontaine Pizza (Big Job). Hostyle Gospel is best known for their
Taungoo (2,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mountains. The city is known for its areca palms, to the extent that a Burmese proverb for unexpected good fortune is equated to a "betel lover winning a trip
Nupe language (534 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
egancin (idiom), ecingi (riddle/tales) and eganmagan (proverb).[clarification needed] Eganmagan (proverb, plural eganmaganzhi) are wise sayings spoken among
Enriched text (230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
<paraindent><param>left</param><italic>-- Well-known proverb </italic></paraindent> Blood is thicker than water. -- Well-known proverb
Olifant (instrument) (2,592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Olifant (also known as oliphant) was the name applied in the Middle Ages to a type of carved ivory hunting horn created from elephant tusks. Olifants were
The Aviator's Wife (653 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the director made during the 1980s. Each of these films begins with a proverb, in the case of The Aviator's Wife this is: "On ne saurait penser à rien"
Ila Orangun (598 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of the most popular songs and common sayings about the town of Ila. The proverb Ila 'o l'oogun, emu l'oogun Ila means "Ila has no special medicine or magical
Hingston Down (864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly in Hingston Down, in order to obtain a verification of the old proverb:—Hingston Down well y-wrought, / Is worth London Town dear y-bought." And
Arrow of God (942 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African Writers Series. The phrase "Arrow of God" is drawn from an Igbo proverb in which a person, or sometimes an event, is said to represent the will
Mibambwe I Sekarongoro I Mutabazi (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had incurred when fighting at the frontlines. Such actions inspired the proverb "Keep your food, if you don't know the story at Fumbwe." One of the most
Mathematical folklore (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
various aspects of their esoteric culture and practices (e.g., slang, proverb, limerick, joke). Wikiquote has quotations related to Mathematicians. Wikiquote
Man Plans God Laughs (601 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"Man Plans God Laughs", is a well known English translation of a Yiddish proverb: "Der mentsh trakht un got lakht" as reported in The Forward and reviewed
Euphues (437 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
periphrases. The style of these novels gave rise to the term euphuism. The proverb "All is fair in love and war" has been attributed to Lyly's Euphues. There
Mibambwe I Sekarongoro I Mutabazi (158 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
had incurred when fighting at the frontlines. Such actions inspired the proverb "Keep your food, if you don't know the story at Fumbwe." One of the most
Cosmic egg (2,516 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
offer nourishment and give rise to new life, as is reflected by the Latin proverb omne vivum ex ovo ('all life comes from an egg'). The term "cosmic egg"
Mathematical folklore (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
various aspects of their esoteric culture and practices (e.g., slang, proverb, limerick, joke). Wikiquote has quotations related to Mathematicians. Wikiquote
Heaven is high and the emperor is far away (442 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Heaven is high and the emperor is far away is a Chinese proverb thought to have originated from Zhejiang during the Yuan dynasty. The Chinese Central
Getting Home (642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
out of Amsterdam. Getting Home's original title derives from a Chinese proverb meaning "A falling leaf returns to its roots." It is apparently based on
The Dog in the Manger (play) (274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
1618 play by the Spanish playwright Lope de Vega. Its title refers to the proverb of the dog in the manger – it is an adaptation of a Spanish version of
Confucius Plaza (486 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appreciation, and to commemorate the U.S. bicentennial. At its base, a Confucian proverb is inscribed aside an American Flag, praising a just government with remarkable
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1,510 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
heart's on fire, smoke gets in your eyes — apparently comes from a Russian proverb. By the time of Roberta in 1933, the tune had been composed for a tap dance
Obsolete Finnish units of measurement (586 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
keeping the difference for himself.[citation needed] However, nowadays the proverb mitata Porvoon mitalla (to measure in Porvoo units) has a positive meaning
Only the good die young (134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wiktionary, the free dictionary. "Only the good die young" is an English proverb, and it may also refer to: "Only the Good Die Young", a 1977 song by Billy
Mirror Lake, New Hampshire (382 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
property. It is known for its knotty pine cabins, built in the 1950s by Leon Proverb, using mostly materials from Charlestown Navy Yard in Massachusetts. "Mirror
Bayat (tribe) (1,237 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
dialect of Turkmen in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The ancient Turkmen proverb says: "Kayi and Bayat tribes shall lead the people" (Turkmen: "Il başy
The Conjurer (painting) (768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Flemish proverb: "He who lets himself be fooled by conjuring tricks loses his money and becomes the laughing stock of children." Another Flemish proverb, published
Acesias (246 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Suda, s.v. Ἀκεσίας Proverb. Cent. i. § 52 Proverb, ii. 3 Proverb, ii. 23 Proverb, quibus Alexandr. usi stint, §98 See also Proverb, e Cod. Bodl. § 82
Kinlaza (1,372 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kinkanga a Mvika kandas. They are remembered in tradition and are evoked in a proverb, still current in the 1920s Nkutama a mvila za makanda "Kinkanga, Kimpanzu
Happy Endings (short story) (563 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
condensation, a commentary, a questionnaire, and it missed being a parable, a proverb, a paradox. lt was a mutation. Writing it gave me a sense of furtive glee
Pood (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bulk agricultural production, such as grains or potatoes. An old Russian proverb reads, "You know a man when you have eaten a pood of salt with him." (Russian:
Yuhi IV Gahindiro (383 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Gahindiro and Kigeli Rwabugili. Gahindiro is the one who broke the popular proverb: "Ak'i Muhana comes after the rain." In the poems when they reach Gahindiro
Post-coital tristesse (684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
later fabrication. Sigmund Freud and Havelock Ellis were familiar with the proverb, which they both attributed to an anonymous author, and it was not until
Big stick ideology (2,078 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
big stick; you will go far, which Roosevelt claimed was a West African proverb, although there is little evidence for that. Roosevelt (then Governor of
Kanran (367 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have subjected his subjects to severe punishments. He inspired the Oyo proverb, 'O nika ninu ju Karan lo' ('He is more cruel than Karan'). As a result
Gift Horse (film) (716 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Campbeltown and the St Nazaire Raid. The title is a reference to the old proverb "Never look a gift horse in the mouth". In the Second World War, the Royal
Verba volant, scripta manent (282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Verba volant, scripta manent is a Latin proverb, which translates as "(spoken) words fly away, written ones remain". Other versions include verba volant
Teach fish how to swim (193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Teach fish how to swim is an idiomatic expression derived from the Latin proverb piscem natare doces. The phrase describes the self-sufficiency of those
Thicker than Water (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dictionary. Thicker than Water may refer to: Blood is thicker than water, a proverb Thicker than Water (1935 film), a Laurel and Hardy film Thicker than Water
Half the Sky (1,759 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"women hold up half the sky", though the authors cite it only as a "Chinese proverb". Half the Sky focuses on prostitution, rape, education, maternal mortality
Abba Kolon (333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water with the mortar and built new huts that did not collapse. Hence the proverb, "A city without Abba Ḳolon is not worthy of the name." The newly built
Time and Tide (288 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Time and Tide (usually derived from the proverb Time and tide wait for no man) may refer to: Time and Tide (Greenslade
If Wishes Were Horses (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) (704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The title is derived from the proverb "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride". Set in the 24th century, the
Piercy Island (New Zealand) (616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
before it went to Ngunguru and Whangarei. It brings to mind the whakataukī (proverb) "Te toka tū moana" ("the rock standing in the sea"). This refers to a
The Devil's Eye (702 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. In accordance with the Irish proverb that "A woman's chastity is a stye in the Devil's eye", Satan believes
Piercy Island (New Zealand) (616 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
before it went to Ngunguru and Whangarei. It brings to mind the whakataukī (proverb) "Te toka tū moana" ("the rock standing in the sea"). This refers to a
Kurahaupō (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
time[citation needed]) like Aotea, Mātaatua, Tākitimu, Tainui, Arawa etc. This proverb, or whakataukī describes how the waka suffered multiple accidents and why
Abba Kolon (333 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
water with the mortar and built new huts that did not collapse. Hence the proverb, "A city without Abba Ḳolon is not worthy of the name." The newly built
While There's War There's Hope (346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alberto Sordi. The film's success in Italy led to its title becoming a proverb. Pietro Chiocca (Alberto Sordi) is an Italian retailer, who sells hydraulic
If Wishes Were Horses (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine) (704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The title is derived from the proverb "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride". Set in the 24th century, the
The Devil You Know (Person of Interest) (1,196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
refers to the phrase "The devil you know", which is a reference to the proverb "better the devil you know than the devil you don't", describing ambiguity
You, the Living (2,349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
problems and her rug-selling husband. The basis for the film is an Old Norse proverb, "Man is man's delight", taken from the Poetic Edda poem Hávamál. The title
Scott Waara (343 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
He portrayed B. Santa Maria in the 2004 Award-Winning short film The Proverb. He has continued starring in TV shows like Numb3rs, CSI: Miami, and Without
Guite people (2,138 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
noble birth, a local proverb was circulated that is still known in the region. The proverb says: Nampi' ta ni in zong siam [Local Proverb, c. 12th century]
Dylan Sinclair (182 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, whose full-length debut album Proverb was a Juno Award nominee for Traditional R&B/Soul Recording of the Year
Idols South Africa season 14 (105 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Idols premiered on July 8, 2018, on the Mzansi Magic television network. ProVerb continued his role as the show's host and an executive producer while Somizi
Datus (Greece) (287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
that Datus was the same as the later Neapolis (near modern Kavala), A proverb current in antiquity celebrated Datus for its "good things." Greek colonies
Gala (priests) (588 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
took female names. Homosexual proclivities are implied by the Sumerian proverb which reads, "When the gala wiped off his anus [he said], ‘I must not arouse
Bad apples (1,342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
originates from the proverb "A rotten apple quickly infects its neighbor", first recorded as used in English in 1340. The proverb was rephrased by Benjamin
À l'heure où je me couche (286 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
those who wake up when I go to sleep"), which is a reference to the French proverb «L'avenir appartient à ceux qui se lèvent tôt» (roughly translated as "the
Islamic calligraphy (3,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Calligraphy was a valued art form, even as a moral good. An ancient Arabic proverb illustrates this point by emphatically stating that "Purity of writing
Around the World in Eighty Days (1972 TV series) (540 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
pack the bag with a seemingly random collection of items. Fogg teaches a proverb. Fix describes aloud about his plan to stop Fogg. Fogg and Passepartout
Camel's nose (1,626 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
illustrate the danger of the first approach of evil habit, the Arabs have a proverb, 'Beware of the camel's nose.'" Nunberg could not find an Arab source for
King's Quest V (2,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interface with a point-and-click user interface. The title is a spoof on the proverb "Absence makes the heart grow fonder". King's Quest V sold over half million
Pal family (629 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beanibazar. The general preeminence of the Pal line is displayed in a proverb recorded by the historians Achyut Charan Choudhury and Syed Murtaza Ali:
Impromptu speaking (1,155 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
form of a quotation, but the topic may also be presented as an object, proverb, one-word abstract, or one of the many alternative possibilities. While
Baghprachanda Khan (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ali. The general preeminence of Prachanda Khan's clan is displayed in a proverb recorded by the historians Achyut Charan Choudhury and Syed Murtaza Ali:
Sonnet 147 (1,957 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The line "Past cure I am, now reason is past care," is a play on an old proverb which is usually read "'past care, past cure' expressing the traditional
Fish fur (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fake fur, especially of poor quality. The term traces back to a Russian proverb "A poor man's fur coat is of fish fur." (Russian: У бедняка шуба на рыбьем
Thirteenth stroke of the clock (2,211 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the clock or "thirteen strikes of the clock" is a phrase, saying, and proverb to indicate that the previous events or "strokes to the clock" must be
God zij met ons (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
God zij met ons (English: God be with us) is a proverb phrase written on Dutch coins. This caption was formerly written on the edge of the guilder, rijksdaalder
Ambiguity aversion (1,832 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Ghirardato & Marinacci, 2001). The concept is expressed in the English proverb: "Better the devil you know than the devil you don't." The distinction
Hugh Fernando (513 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was determined to defeat Peries in the next elections. By keeping to the proverb "failures are the pillars of success" he organised well in the electorate
The Baffled Knight (499 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maidenly protests when they meet defenceless women; There is a gude auld proverb, I’ve often heard it told, He that would not when he might, He should not
Eugène Sue (1,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathilde (6 vols, 1841) contains the first known expression of the popular proverb "La vengeance se mange très-bien froide", translated in 1846 as "Revenge
Saib Tabrizi (1,407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
“Indian style” verses reveal an elegant wit, a gift for the aphorism and the proverb, and a keen appreciation of philosophical and intellectual exercise. Saib
Mahmous (1,001 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
living near the husseiniyas to help prepare Ashura banquets. A common proverb in Bahrain and Qatif goes as follows: The one who offers condolences and
Desperation (Hostyle Gospel album) (427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Christian Rap, hardcore hip hop, gangsta rap, Gospel Length 50:45 Label Hostyle Gospel Ministries Producer King Son, Proverb Hostyle Gospel chronology
Gbedu (888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
king, himself, and ordered the Gbedu drum to be taken away. An old Yoruba proverb says "unless the he-goat dies, no one can make a gbedu drum from its skin"
Idols South Africa season 15 (272 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The season was won by Luyolo Yiba and the runner-up was Sneziey Msomi. ProVerb remained as the show's host and an executive producer, while Somizi Mhlongo
Callippides (331 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Κάλλιππος) was apparently an ancient Greek runner, who gave his name to a proverb for those making great efforts but no progress. In 45 B.C., Cicero complains
Three laughs at Tiger Brook (602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Chinese: 虎溪三笑; pinyin: hǔ xī sān xiào; Gan: fû ki sam siēu) is a Chinese proverb which refers to the image that the three men, Huiyuan, Tao Yuanming and
Grey warbler (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the harvest for themselves) are rebuked with the following whakataukī (proverb): I whea koe i te tangihanga o te riroriro, ka mahi kai māu? Where were
Golden Rule (8,052 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 2040–1650 BCE): "Now this is the command: Do to the doer to make him do." This proverb embodies the do ut des principle. A Late Period (c. 664–323 BCE) papyrus
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with a single step" is a common saying that originated from a Chinese proverb. The quotation is from Chapter 64 of the Dao De Jing ascribed to Laozi
Grey warbler (854 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the harvest for themselves) are rebuked with the following whakataukī (proverb): I whea koe i te tangihanga o te riroriro, ka mahi kai māu? Where were
La cheminée du roi René (922 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by the French composer Darius Milhaud. The title alludes to a Provençal proverb playing on words for 'fireplace', 'chimney' and 'promenade': the 15th-century
The Devil You Know (362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wiktionary, the free dictionary. "The devil you know" is a reference to the proverb "better the devil you know than the devil you don't", describing ambiguity
Birds of a feather flock together (1,529 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Birds of a feather flock together is an English proverb. The meaning is that beings (typically humans) of similar type, interest, personality, character
Te Puea Memorial Marae (2,257 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
relative of King Mahuta, Te Puea Hērangi, and is known by the whakataukī (proverb) te kei o te waka o Tainui (the stern of Tainui), as it is the northernmost
Sotho calendar (939 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fires at night and eat roasted maize with mohlwane. This gave rise to the proverb Mmesa mohlwane ha a panye (one needs to be diligent when doing a job, lit
Ameipsias (295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
plays under the names of other poets, Ameipsias applied to him the Greek proverb τετράδι γεγονώς, which means "a person who labours for others," an allusion
Still Waters (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Still waters is an anapodoton (truncation) of the proverb still waters run deep. Still Waters alone may refer to: Still Waters (1928 film), a Krazy Kat
Idiom (2,684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
always are not part of the respective proverb and their appearance does not interrupt the fixed words of the proverb. A caveat concerning the catena-based
A Melon for Ecstasy (241 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fortune and John Wells. The title is derived from an Arabic and Turkish proverb, "A woman for duty / A boy for pleasure / But a melon for ecstasy." Written
Archaism (996 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not forsake the counsel of thy own soul. — English proverb Today me, tomorrow thee. — English proverb That is: today this happens to me, but tomorrow to
Karjala (280 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
broadsheet pages, and Karjala-beer gained new steam as a brand. Later on, a proverb stating "Karelia back, even bottle by bottle" (Karjala takaisin, vaikka
Bölþorn (461 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
maternal uncles in the literary sources." For instance, a medieval Icelandic proverb goes by saying: "Men turn out most like their maternal uncles." Lindow
No Rest for the Wicked (384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the free dictionary. No Rest for the Wicked may refer to: A translated proverb From the Book of Isaiah verses 48:22 and 57:20-21 Quoted in biblical sense
All's Well That Ends Well (disambiguation) (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare. It is also a common proverb in English. All's Well That Ends Well may also refer to: "All's Well That
Hana wa sakuragi, hito wa bushi (322 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
blossom is the cherry blossom; the [best] man is the warrior") is a Japanese proverb that originated in the medieval period. It is also rendered as "among blossoms
No Way Out (novel) (977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
one will be God-provided, the quick one will run up himself to grab. A proverb".) has been later removed. During the author’s lifetime the novel was re-issued
Otto Julius Bierbaum (559 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
trotzdem lacht" ("Humor is when you laugh anyway"), which has become a proverb in modern German. Bierbaum died at Kötzschenbroda near Dresden. Erlebte
Putyata (128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Novgorodians into accepting Christianity along with Dobrynya. An old proverb says: "Putyata baptized by fire, and Dobrynya by sword", or "Putyata baptized
Raat Gayi, Baat Gayi? (700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Raat Gayi, Baat Gayi? (Hindi: रात गई बात गई?) (,Similar Proverb transl. 'Don't cry over spilt milk') is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language comedy drama film
Thrapsano (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consumer's site is too risky with the transportation by donkeys and mules. A proverb says, "Everybody fears the God, and the Thrapsaniotis the walls." Thrapsano
Matthew 6:3 (780 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
that Matthew 6:4 bears it out. Lewis takes a third approach, arguing the proverb is a metaphor for secrecy, and that it was earlier used as such by the
Kuzma's mother (414 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Kuzka is a diminutive of the given name Kuzma), is part of the Russian proverb "to show Kuzka's mother (to someone)" (Russian: Показать кузькину мать
Battle of Guiling (326 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
managed to escape alone to Wei. This battle gives rise to a well-known proverb, "Besiege Wei to rescue Zhao" (圍魏救趙), which is also included as one of
The Dogs Bark (348 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1972. The title, inspired by the author André Gide is taken from an Arab proverb: "The dogs bark, but the caravan moves on." Lis Harris when writing for
The Crow and the Pitcher (1,202 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
edition the proverb 'Necessity is the mother of invention' is applied to the story while an early 20th-century retelling quotes the proverb 'Where there's
Ezekiel 18 (655 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
{\mathfrak {G}}} Q; 6th century). "What do you mean when you use this proverb concerning the land of Israel, saying: 'The fathers have eaten sour grapes
Afaon fab Taliesin (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historical and mythological heroes. The text claims that he once sang the proverb "The cheek will not conceal the anguish of the heart". Gantz, Jeffrey.
Papabile (3,392 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
enters the conclave as pope, leaves it as a cardinal." This is a popular proverb in Italy as well, indicating one should never be too sure of oneself. The
Know thyself (7,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
god Apollo himself, the inscription likely had its origin in a popular proverb. Ion of Chios makes the earliest explicit allusion to the maxim in a fragment
Mesilim (918 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
elsewhere from a unique Mesopotamian proverb about the king whose temple was torn down. In Sumerian version, the proverb reads "The E-babbar which Mesilim
Sonnet 102 (2,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
about his love have become a kind of currency. This is a use of a common proverb of the time: "He praises who wishes to sell." David West suggests that
Curse of Scotland (1,686 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to form the Proverb. A similar book of 1726 gives the same question and answer, still regarding the question as relating to a proverb. By 1757 the card
Myia (mythology) (528 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
memory of her love and her deeds in her previous life. An ancient Greek proverb was μυίης θάρσος (literally 'the fly's boldness'), said for those who were
The Adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom (327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disreputable mother, and Smollett himself comments that "Fathom justifies the proverb, 'What's bred in the bone will never come out of the flesh". Sir Walter
Diogenianus (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in his Adagia (1508) attributes to Diogenianus the origins of the Latin proverb piscem natare doces (teach fish how to swim; Greek: Ἰχθὺν νήχεσθαι διδάσκεις)
Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo (296 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Solaar. The album title is a pun on the French version of the Biblical proverb "qui sème le vent récolte la tempête" (he who sows the wind reaps the whirlwind
Aushi language (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"darkness/night" 10 *li-ne i- N- insiku "days" 11 *lʊ- u- lu- ulutambi "proverb" 12 *ka- a- ka- akalulu "rabbit" 13 *to- u- tu- utunwa "mouths" 14 *βo-
Sambalic languages (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
translations in Bolinao, Botolan, and Sambal of the Philippine national proverb "He/She who does not acknowledge his/her beginnings will not reach his/her
I do not like thee, Doctor Fell (523 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tom Brown in 1680. Later it has been recorded as a nursery rhyme and a proverb. The anecdote associated with the origin of the rhyme is that when Brown
Aushi language (391 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"darkness/night" 10 *li-ne i- N- insiku "days" 11 *lʊ- u- lu- ulutambi "proverb" 12 *ka- a- ka- akalulu "rabbit" 13 *to- u- tu- utunwa "mouths" 14 *βo-
South African Hip Hop Awards 2015 (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Year Best Collaboration Riky Rick - Family Values Reason - Audio HD Proverb - Red Tape Tumi - Return of the King Zakwe - Impande DJ Speedsta - Special
Seven Sleepers' Day (600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
one of the best-known bits of traditional weather lore (expressed as a proverb) remaining in German-speaking Europe. The atmospheric conditions on that
Kacapi (718 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
recitation of pantun stories is an old one. Eringa (1949:3) points to the proverb "kawas pantun teu jeung kacapi", 'like a pantun(-singer) without a kacapi'
Curiosity killed the cat (disambiguation) (195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"Curiosity killed the cat" is a proverb used to warn of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation. Curiosity killed the cat may also
Rangiātea (377 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
as a source of higher learning is reflected in the ancient exhortative proverb: "Kia puta ai te ihu ki Rangiātea." 'So that your nose may arrive at Rangiātea
Jennifer Speake (929 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
OED Editor John Simpson" (PDF). Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship. 35 (1): 227. Speake, Jennifer (2004). "Vaughan, Thomas (1621–1666)
Mac-Talla (band) (359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"supergroup". Their only album, Mairidh Gaol is Ceòl (there is a Gaelic proverb, Thig crìoch air an t-saoghal / Ach mairidh gaol is ceòl, "The world will
Saw (disambiguation) (347 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Airlines, a Syrian airline (ICAO designator SAW) Saw (saying), an old proverb or maxim Peace be upon him (Islam), Sallalahu aleyhi wasallam (SAW), an
Alla fiera dell'est (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
song "Chad Gadya". "Il vecchio e la farfalla" is inspired by an oriental proverb mentioned in The Travels of Marco Polo. "La serie dei numeri" ("The Song
Yr Atal Genhedlaeth (320 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
World'. Chwarae'n Troi'n Chwerw – 'When Play Turns Bitter', from a Welsh proverb. A Welsh language standard originally written and sung by Caryl Parry-Jones
Revenge (2,985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
phrase has also been credited to the Pashtuns of Afghanistan. A Japanese proverb states, "If you want revenge, then dig two graves". While this reference
List of Latin phrases (U) (180 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
dubium, ibi libertas where [there is] doubt, there [is] freedom Anonymous proverb. ubi jus, ibi remedium Where [there is] a right, there [is] a remedy ubi
Michael Apostolius (341 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Venetian Crete) or Apostolius Paroemiographus, i.e. Apostolius the proverb-writer, was a Greek teacher, writer and copyist who lived in the fifteenth
Jan Steen (1,642 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
much that "a Jan Steen household", meaning a messy scene, became a Dutch proverb (een huishouden van Jan Steen). Subtle hints in his paintings seem to suggest
Archery in Bhutan (2,336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
concentration, which contributes to mental development; according to a Bhutanese proverb, both sailing and archery require intelligence. Archery in Bhutan is a
Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh (2,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
slyly retorts with a Persian proverb "Bil-e dig, bil-e choqondar." After unsuccessfully attempting to explain the proverb, the narrator's time at the bathhouse
Kwame Gyekye (839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African thought ascribes definite value to the individual. He cites an Akan proverb, "All persons are children of God; no one is a child of the earth" in support
Gematria (6,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
be compared and contrasted with other words or phrases – cf. the Hebrew proverb נכנס יין יצא סוד (nichnas yayin yatza sod, lit. 'wine entered, secret went
Asase Ya/Afua (2,893 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is have said to have given birth to all of humanity, despite the Asante proverb that says that all of mankind are children of Nyame, not Asase, although
Big Stick, West Virginia (82 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick Policy, which was based on a West African proverb, "Speak softly and carry a big stick."[citation needed] "Big Stick". Geographic
The Sick Kite (271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
all it has eaten was stolen. The fable is used to illustrate the Latin proverb male parta, male dilabuntur (ill-gotten, ill-spent). A sceptical variation
Supayalat (2,393 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the hands of the imperialists. She became the embodiment of a Burmese proverb: "A woman can bring ruin to a kingdom [my]" (မိန်းမဖျက် ပြည်ပျက်). Supayalat
Zeus and the Tortoise (544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fable by Erasmus in his Adagia. The earliest English version of such a proverb, emerging in the 16th century, echoes the comment on the fable: “Home is
Samurou (297 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Maichous(scholars) of Kangleipak was born in Samurou. There is also a noted proverb which says "pena semmi ngeida Samurou youii" which means of loitering around
The Fox and the Grapes (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
link]. The Concise Dictionary of European Proverbs, London 1998, p.989, proverb 986 Letters of Peter Abelard, Beyond the Personal, trans. Jan M. Ziolkowski
The Hare in flight (508 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refer to hare chasing, each of which also exemplifies a popular idiom or proverb. Three poems from the Greek Anthology refer to an otherwise unrecorded
Hostyle Takeover (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rap, hardcore hip hop, gangsta rap, gospel Length 49:17 Label Hostyle Gospel Ministries Producer Big Job, Proverb, Tone Jonez Hostyle Gospel chronology
Road to Hell (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to Hell may refer to: The road to hell is paved with good intentions, a proverb Road to Hell (film), a 2008 fantasy film The Road to Hell, a 1989 album
Cresus (863 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beginning of September 2006. The show's name was derived from a French proverb, to be 'riche comme Crésus'. Croesus was a notoriously wealthy king of
Mustacciuoli (299 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
cake, wrapped in bay leaves that gave aroma during cooking. Hence the proverb loreolam in mustace quaerere, that is: to look uselessly in the focaccia
Jacob Jordaens (5,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a popular proverb from the book Spiegel van den Ouden ende Nieuwen Tijdt, an Emblem book by Jacob Cats published in 1632. The Dutch proverb is Zo de ouden
The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox (2,159 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
sciences and the humanities in a scholarly discourse. Employing the Greek proverb about the crafty cunning fox that devises many strategies versus the persistent
Lamba (garment) (1,451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
many types in Madagascar A printed cotton lamba typically featuring a proverb on the lower border of the design, identical to the kangas worn throughout
Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom (496 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
published in 2019 collection Exhalation: Stories. The novella's name quotes a proverb by Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in his work The Concept of Anxiety
Murphy's law (3,407 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Murphy's law. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Murphy's Law. 1952 proverb citation 1955 term citation of phrase "Murphy's law" Murphy's law entry
Knottekistje (362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engraved with symbolic scenes about love and marriage, often accompanied by a proverb or motto. The knottekistje belongs to a folkloric Frisian tradition. In
Bolinao language (293 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
occurs in all positions including at the beginning of a word. A common proverb from Filipino hero Jose Rizal in English, "He who does not acknowledge
Juno Award for Traditional R&B/Soul Recording of the Year (149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1: Disillusion Iamtheliving, In This Thing Called Life Dylan Sinclair, Proverb Charlotte Day Wilson, "Take Care of You" 2022 Savannah Ré 24hrs Charlotte
Five Little Pigs (2,768 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
referred to as an "old Spanish proverb" by Elsa. The same proverb is cited in Hercule Poirot's Christmas. The proverb is mentioned in South Riding (1936)
Ngachin (215 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mohinga, a rice noodle soup. Ngachin is the subject of a popular Burmese proverb, "homemade ngachin tastes better" (ကိုယ့်ငါးချဉ် ကိုယ်ချဉ်), reflecting
Feidlimid mac Tigernaig (188 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Munster. He succeeded Fergus Scandal mac Crimthainn as king in 582. A proverb stated that every descendant of Echu (his great-great grandfather) shall
Bishop Exchange, Reclining Silver (1,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
positioned other variously on the 58, 48 or 47 squares. According to the shogi proverb, "In the Bishop Exchange opening, don't push the central pawn." Following
Tetela language (157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
L'Harmattan. Elysee Meta Okubo. 2016. A COLLECTION OF 100 TETELA PROVERBS. Proverb website Mukanga, Ndjeka Elizabeth, Empenge Albert Shefu, Ambaye Albertine
Amniomancy (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
word amniomancy comes from the Latin amnion, meaning membrane. The French proverb Il est ne coiffe is thought to originate from this practice. Pickover,
Kolonga (3,694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Tongan proverb, Ala-i-sia-ala-i-Kolonga (Mahina 2004), translated as, skillful at the mound, skillful at the hut. This indigenous proverb derived its
Still waters run deep (disambiguation) (151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
run deep in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Still waters run deep is a proverb of Latin origin. Still waters run deep may also refer to: Still Waters
Juan de Alfaro y Gámez (357 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
paint one, and placed at the bottom non pinxit Alfaro, which passed into a proverb. He was fond of travelling, was well versed in literature, wrote poetry
Ture (Zande character) (571 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
call a child to entice it away from her mother. He is also named in a proverb: ba iwafu ture a du sa, "Ture...had only one operator of the rubbing-board
Codex Vindobonensis 751 (1,327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Corpus as "A Proverb from Winfrid's Time" (Winfrid was Saint Boniface's original name), and is cited as the earliest English poetic proverb, and was translated
Obadiah Bull (263 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the assertion of the ‘British Apollo’ (No. 22. 1708) that ‘it became a Proverb from the repeated Blunders of one Obadiah Bull, a Lawyer of London, who
Diatribe (789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
untenability of that position by means of illustration, rhetorical question, proverb, argumentum e contrario, etc., and in conclusion a statement of the speaker's
Gilles Vigneault (3,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(My country is not a country, it is winter, from "Mon Pays") became a proverb in Quebec. Vigneault is a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec
Gwrhyr Gwalstawd Ieithoedd (276 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
describes him as "perfect in all languages" and claims that he once sang the proverb "Who practices deceit will be deceived. Englynion y Clyweit. v t e v t
Mills of God (1,205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
divina farinam ("but the divine mill will at last grind the flour"). The proverb was in frequent use in the Protestant Reformation, often in the Latin translation
Pandarus (834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
together. When his linguistic fireworks fail at the end of the story, the proverb and human rhetoric in general are questioned as reliable means of communication
Victorian Intercolonial Exhibition (484 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of The “Ornithology of Australia”. The medal is inscribed with a Latin proverb “Facies non omnibus una, Nec diversa tamen, qualem decet esse sororum”
Cambra (282 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambra with the same status as that of a King or priest, developed the proverb Sy Camber, used to refer to any man who spoke as wisely as Cambra. According
Banu Sa'd ibn Zayd Manat (275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
al-A'raj Banu Qurai' Banu Bahdala Banu Barniq Banu 'Utarid A popular Arabic proverb seems to revolve around the progenitor of this tribe, Sa'd ibn Zayd Manat:
Rewera Stanisławów (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Potocki, founded the city of Stanisławów. "Rewera" is a variation of a Latin proverb "re vera", which means "in fact". The football team of Rewera never managed
Scolus (Boeotia) (313 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Scolus was so disagreeable and rugged (τραχύς) that it gave rise to the proverb, "never let us go to Scolus, nor follow any one there." Its site is located
List of Hebrew-language poets (1,059 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ben Labrat (10th century) Santob De Carrion (late 14th century), also a proverb writer Abraham ibn Ezra, also known as Abraham ben Meir ibn Ezra (1088-1167)
Lincoln Imp (3,304 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Eye; whence the Proverb of a Man who looks invidious and malignant, He looks as the Devil over Lincoln.” Another explanation for the proverb linked it with
All roads lead to Rome (146 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
free dictionary. "All Roads Lead to Rome" is a proverb of medieval origin that may refer to: A proverb in a number of languages referring to Roman roads
The Calling (di Suvero) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Indianapolis Ulalu, 2001, Bayfront Arts and Science Park, Corpus Christi Proverb, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall, Dallas Ad Astra, 2005, Northpark Center
Ameonna (631 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese), written as "morning cloud evening rain," is an old chengyu (Chinese proverb) referring to secret relations between a man and woman. There are no statements
Port in a Storm (1,289 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
checker's union hall. The title is also a reference to the proverb: "Any port in a storm". The proverb tries to say that in an emergency, people will take any
The Cat and the Mice (467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The moral lesson taught by these stories is summed up by the English proverb 'Once bitten, twice shy'. The episode of the rats holding a council is
Burlesque metaphor (137 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a comparison or exemplification. Eat your own dog food. — An American proverb which means that you should consume your own product to recognize its flaws
The Calling (di Suvero) (753 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Indianapolis Ulalu, 2001, Bayfront Arts and Science Park, Corpus Christi Proverb, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall, Dallas Ad Astra, 2005, Northpark Center
The lamb and lion (792 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
little child shall lead them." "In like a lion, out like a lamb" is a proverb having to do with March weather. It has been speculated that its origin
1974 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (604 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Eclipse Stakes winner Coup de Feu and the dual Goodwood Cup winner Proverb. Allez France/Paulista headed the betting at odds of 1/2, with Mississipian/Busiris
Ushant (1,810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pollution of the Brittany coast. According to a repetitive old Breton proverb, "Qui voit Molène voit sa peine / Qui voit Ouessant voit son sang / Qui
Tautology (language) (885 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
a common English phrase. "What's for you won't go by you", a Scottish proverb that is tautological "Örökrangadó derby", the name of a football match
Aristocleides (212 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Phrynis of Mytilene) led some scholars to say that he was the subject of the proverb. Schol. ad. Aristoph. Nub. 958 Suda, Φρῦνις Stewart, Edmund (2017). Greek
Berl Broder (465 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
calling him "Berl der vertlzoger" - a man who always had a rhyme or a proverb. It was after he married, at the age of 25, that his predilection towards
Dakshin Shahbazpur Union (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aristocrats. The general preeminence of the Jangdar clan is displayed in a proverb recorded by the historians Achyut Charan Choudhury and Syed Murtaza Ali:
Tautua (172 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of an individual to a greater cause. Tautua is reflected in the Samoan proverb—o le ala i le pule o le tautua—the road to leadership is through service
Waag (Alkmaar) (1,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(the present Waagtoren). Atop the façade of the building is the Latin proverb: "SPQA RESTITVIT VIRTVS ABLATAE JVRA BILANCIS". This means : SPQA (Senatus
Paa Joe (1,611 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
considered one of the most important Ghanaian coffin or abebuu adekai (“proverb boxes”) artists of his generation. He has been involved in the international
Waimea Intermediate (107 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
syndicates, which are named after Māori symbols and their associated meaning/proverb. Nīkau – importance of knowledge Rangiātea – aiming high Tū Tangata – shared
When the Going Gets Tough (142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the going gets tough, the tough get going, a popular English language proverb "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" (song), a 1985 song by
The Guards Themselves (421 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Minuit is often compared to Björk. This album was named after the Latin proverb "Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?" which translates to "Who Will Guard The
Hervás (429 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
they continued to practice Judaism in secrecy for a very long time. A proverb that is still common today in the area says that “in Hervás there are many
The Dogs and the Lion's Skin (196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
collection of the fables, Laura Gibbs compares the moral with the Biblical proverb "A living dog is better than a dead lion" (Ecclesiastes 9:4). Aesopica
Ralph Hotere (1,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
beneath. Several of the boards are inscribed with a traditional Maori proverb, Ka hinga atu he tete-kura haramai he tete-kura ("As one fern frond (person)
Abdur Rahman Atiku (712 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
His nickname 'Danyen kasko', meaning 'unbaked pot' in Hausa, came from a proverb, "Danyen kasko ba shi kai ruwa ban daki" (an unbaked pot does not carry
Amyris of Sybaris (113 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
consult the Delphic oracle. His reputation for wisdom gave rise to the proverb Ἄμυρις μαίνεται, "the wise man is mad". Herodotus vi. 126 Athen. xii. p
Epigenes of Sicyon (269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
which we find in Apostolius, Photius, and Suidas, of the origin of the proverb ouden pros ton Dtonuson. This would clearly be one of the earliest steps
Aatida Amaase (556 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
spirits, deities and departed forefathers of tulu people.[citation needed] Proverb in Tulu "aati aned popini, sona kudred popini" which means aati travels
Nimble Ninepence (807 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
destroyed in one of the city's earliest major fires. The name comes from the proverb "Better a nimble ninepence than a slow shilling", implying that the store
Channel O Sprite Emcee Africa tour (1,345 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Location: Roka Bar, Johannesburg, South Africa Co-Host: AK (YFM) Judges: Mizi, Proverb, Ready D Final 8: Adamiz, Ben Sharpa, Heavy G, Projectah, Quaz, Slege,
Whipping boy (3,473 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
provide an equivalent motivation not to repeat the offence. An archaic proverb which captures a similar idea is "to beat a dog before a lion." Whipping
Upuh Ulen-Ulen (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
same as 'the contrast and color of the Earth'. According to a Gayonese proverb, God created man from the earth, who then lives on the earth and ultimately
Zamora, Spain (2,271 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
supporters of Isabella the Catholic and Juana la Beltraneja. The Spanish proverb, No se ganó Zamora en una hora, literally, Zamora wasn't won in an hour
Guigo I (635 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1121 and 1128. Between 1109 and 1120 he also wrote the Meditations, 476 proverb-like sayings that characterized the wisdom of solitary, monastic life.
Sonnet 41 (2,169 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
to attract sexual attention and be too kind to turn it away. Note the proverb used twice by Shakespeare, "She's beautiful; and therefore to be Wooed:
Kaak (cartoonist) (600 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
spanning several decades. 'Kaak' means crow in Hindi, which according to a proverb, is the bird that raises its raucous voice when someone tells a lie. Kaak
Silver Cave (198 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tourism scenic spot of civilization demonstration". There is a Chinese proverb: "Anyone who has been to Silver Cave will never be short of money".[citation
AJC St Leger (855 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Linesman (1996), Castletown (1991), Tawrrific (1989), Beau Zam (1988), Handy Proverb (1986), Gurner's Lane (1982),Tulloch (1958), Sailor's Guide (1956), Hydrogen
The Fox and the Cat (fable) (2,047 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
listed as type 105 in the Aarne-Thompson-Uther folklore index. There is a proverb in a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus: πόλλ' οἶδ'
The Fox and the Lion (550 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
superiors’, namely bashfulness and ‘overbearing impudence’. Although the proverb 'Familiarity breeds contempt' hardly fits the story as it stands, Jeffreys
MacGillonie (92 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
belonged to Clan Cameron, but were originally allied to the MacLeans. An old proverb states: Is mairg don sguaban-stòthaidh bò mhaol odhar MhicGhill'Eoinidh
The Paddock and the Mouse (487 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
features, and recites the proverb that a man's morals is shown in his face. To this the paddock replies with another proverb, do not judge a man by his
Upuh Ulen-Ulen (228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
same as 'the contrast and color of the Earth'. According to a Gayonese proverb, God created man from the earth, who then lives on the earth and ultimately
Luqman (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Alcmaeon of Croton and the neoplatonic notion of the Logos. In Arabic proverb collections, the two characters are fused, drawing from both the Quran
Mending Wall (578 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
doesn’t love a wall" (1, 35), but his neighbor replies twice with the proverb, "Good fences make good neighbors" (27, 45). Despite its simple, almost
Patella vulgata (819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
tough and had to be thoroughly boiled or roasted to be edible. One Irish proverb said that "Mussels are the food of kings, limpets are the food of peasants
Marcel Aymé (1,801 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fabrique") 1987 La fille du shérif 1958 Across Paris and Other Stories 1961 The Proverb and Other Stories (contains, in addition to the title story, "Three News
Anagyrous (866 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
foetida) was a proverb, used of persons who brought some unpleasantness on themselves [compare "Let sleeping dogs lie"]. Calonice applies the proverb to the [similarly
Tum Teav (film) (2,221 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
throughout Cambodia since the 19th century, and revived an old Cambodian proverb that says "The cake is never bigger than the basket" (នំមិនធំជាងនាឡិ),
Raglai people (327 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
deep relationship during their history. The thousand-year-old remaining proverb "Cam sa-ai Raglai adei" (Cham oldest sister, Raglai youngest sister) proved
Male lactation (761 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
published. Galactagogue Intersex LGBT reproduction Milking the bull, a proverb that refers to the act of milking a male animal Male egg Male pregnancy
Final straw (99 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Final straw is an allusion to the proverb "It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back". It may also refer to: Final Straw, a 2003 album by the
Sleeping Dogs (217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Merril Bainbridge from the 1995 album The Garden Let sleeping dogs lie, a proverb Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles
Talât Sait Halman (1,679 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
accomplishments, he has made his own version of a Turkish proverb his guideline. Punning on the common Turkish proverb "There is but one path for the mind" (Aklin Yolu
Ist der Ruf erst ruiniert... (233 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Tac Toe, released in 2000 by RCA Records. The title comes from a German proverb "Ist der Ruf erst ruiniert, lebt es sich ganz ungeniert" which means "Once
Cornado (164 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Later versions were coined with a lower alloy quality. This led to the proverb no vale un cornado, equivalent to the English expression "not worth a farthing"
Lugbara music (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
music refers to music performed in Lugbara. It can be a folk song, musical proverb or modern pop music. The general term for music in Lugbara is ongo. Lugbara
Bharuch (9,914 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
century CE, it was plundered twice, but recovered quickly. Afterwards, a proverb was composed about it, "Bhangyu Bhangyu Toye Bharuch", which translates
List of watermills in the United Kingdom (2,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
withered leaves; On the field the reapers sing Binding up the sheaves; And a proverb haunts my mind And as a spell is cast, "The mill will never grind With
Jackal coursing (664 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
coursing in the Māzandarān Province; Rudyard Kipling wrote of a Persian proverb in his novel Kim which states "The jackal that lives in the wilds of Mazandaran
Shane Eagle (1,081 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
featuring Shane Eagle, ProVerb, Reason and Kwesta) "Now or Never" (remix) (DJ Switch featuring Reason, Priddy Ugly, Ginger Trill, ProVerb, Pro Kid, Shane Eagle
Zoilus (305 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"slanderer" in the preface to Don Quixote and there is also a (now disused) proverb, "Every poet has his Zoilus." Since his writings do not survive, it is
Battle of Maling (888 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Juan shall die in Malingdao, under this tree" on its trunk. This was a proverb spoken by the teacher of both Sun Bin and Pang Juan (both had been in the
Iudex non calculat (452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Iudex non calculat is a maxim, principle, axiom, dictum, adage, proverb, or slogan that loosely translates as "The judge does not calculate". It originates
Dill (3,046 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Serbian proverb, "бити мирођија у свакој чорби" /biti mirodjija u svakoj čorbi/ (to be a dill in every soup), which corresponds to the English proverb "to
List of Classical Greek phrases (5,950 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
bears something new", Aristotle, History of Animals. Compare the Latin proverb ex Africa semper aliquid novi 'from Africa always something new', based
Salting a bird's tail (450 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
his tail" (English: You'll never cast salt on his tail) is a Scottish proverb of unknown antiquity. "Simple Simon". Ingeb.com. Retrieved June 28, 2020
Corycus (Ionia) (267 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
bound to, and so attacked them on the sea and robbed them. Hence came the proverb which Strabo mentions. Stephanus of Byzantium, who quotes the Asia of Hecataeus
Yaoki (591 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
million per kilogram. Yaoki refers to the Japanese proverb "Nana korobi ya oki" (jap.: 七転び八起き). This proverb means "To get back up again and again, no matter
Pitcher (container) (738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
coveted by the upper classes, ewers eventually became commonplace. The proverb "little pitchers have big ears" cautions adults that children are not always