The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs

Manser, Martin H.;Fergusson, Rosalind

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Synopsis: This reference includes 1500 English-language proverbs that are widely recognized. Arranged alphabetically, entries give the meaning of each proverb, the date it was first recorded, variant forms of the proverb, other proverbs that are similar and opposite to it in meaning, and examples of the proverb's use. Proverbs covered include - "Absense makes the heart grow fonder", "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush", "Every man is his own worst enemy", "It takes a village to raise a child", "Pride goes before a fall", "The leopard can't change its spots", and "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown".

About the Author: Martin H. Manser is a reference book editor and writer with an academic background in linguistics. His previous books include The Facts On File Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases and The Quotable Bible for Facts On File/Checkmark Books. He lives in England.

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Title: The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs
Publisher: Checkmark Books
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Softcover
Book Condition: NF
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