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A Collection Of Scotch Proverbs

Auhtor: Archer Taylor

Language: english

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Review by Stephen M. Charme, November 2009


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Collection Of Scotch Proverbs':

... fares well. He that spends his geir on a whore, hes both shame and skaith. Hunger is good Kitchir-meat. He mon have leave to speak ...
... Honesty is na pride. He that fishes afore the net, long e're he fish get. He tint never a Cow, that grat for a needle. He that ...
... na dinging. He that blaws best bears away the Horn. He is well staikit thereben, that will neither borrow, nor len. A Collection ...
... I wat where my own shoe binds me. If ye wanted me, and your meat, you would want ane good friend. A Collection of Scotch Proverbs L. ...
... in their pack. Many smalls makes a great. Measure, is Treasure. Mint, ere ye strike. Many irons in the fire, pare must cool. ...
... Plenty, is na Dainty. Pride and sweirnesse would have meikle upholding. Patience perforce. Poor men are fain of little thing. ...
... her tail follows. Quhen thy neighbours house is on fire, take tent to thy own. Quhen the good-man is fra hame, the board-cloth is tint. ...
... [5] No information about the editions of 1709 and 1716 is available. The edition of 1799 was reduced to 577 items. Two manuscripts that were probably ...
... in Na plie is best and churn for kirne in Na man can seek his marrow in the kirne, sa weill as hee that has been in it himself suggest that Ray ...
... Fergusson under the letter A then, having put his reader off the scent, he gives the remaining proverbs under this letter in Fergusson's order. Under ...
... sorrow be gone. Sooth bourd is na bourd. Sike a man as thou would be, draw thee to sike company. Seldom lies the Devil dead by the ...
... There are many fair words in the marriage making, but few in the tochergood paying. True love kythes in time of need. There is nothing ...
... The Malt is above the Meal. There is a dog in the well. Thy Thumb is under my Belt. The goose-pan is above the roast. The ...
... Beveridge, Fergusson's Scottish Proverbs From the Original Print of 1641 Together with a larger Manuscript Collection of about the same period hitherto ...
... a good rider. A Lyar should have a good memory. Ane Begger is wae, another by the gate gae. A wight man never wanted a weapon. ...
... he wretches. An ill life, an ill end. A Skabbed Horse is good enough for a skald Squire. A given Horse should not be lookt in the teeth. ...
... need. A friend in Court is worth a penny in purse. All things are good unseyed. A good Goose indeed, but she hes an ill gansell. ...
... the seck ere it be full. Better be well loved, nor ill won geir. Better a clout nor a hole out. Better no ring, nor the ring of ...
... heights makes fools fain. Freedome is a fair thing. For a tint thing care not. Fool hast is no speed. For fault of wise men fools ...
... University of Durham JAMES L. CLIFFORD, Columbia University ARTHUR FRIEDMAN, University of Chicago EDWARD NILES HOOKER, University of California, ...