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A Hand-Book of Proverbs: Comprising Ray's Collection of English Proverbs, With His Additions From Foreign Languages, and a Complete Alphabetical Index (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from A Hand-Book of Proverbs: Comprising Ray's Collection of English Proverbs, With His Additions From Foreign Languages, and a Complete Alphabetical IndexA proverb is usually defined, an Instructive sentence, or common and pithy saying, in which more is generally designed than ex pressed famous for its peculiarity and elegance, and therefore adopted I? The learned as well as the vulgar, by which it is dis tin nishe from counterfeits, which want such authori I? The learned as well as the vulgar, by which it is dis tin nishe from counterfeits, which want such authority.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more