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BLASON POPULAIRE

THE PERSON WHO THINKS TOO LITTLE USUALLY TALKS TOO MUCH.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER FATHER

Where learned: INDIANA ; GREENFIELD

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; CONTRAST

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; GARULOUSNESS ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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A HALF-TRUTH IS A WHOLE LIE.

Submitter comment: ORIGIN: FA(FATHER? FROM?) WILL RYAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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NEXT MORNING

NOCHES ALEGRES, MANANAS TRISTES; HAPPY NIGHTS, SAD MORNINGS

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THROUGH HIS STUDY OF SPANISH

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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HARD HEAD

A HARD HEAD MAKES A SOFT TAIL

Submitter comment: A SAYING BY INFORMANTS PARENTS

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-10-1969

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LYRICAL VERSE- DAILY LIFE:

SING BEFORE YOU EAT. CRY BEFORE YOU SLEEP.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; CONTRAST ; ELLIPSIS ; IMPERFECT RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse C730.330

Date learned: 04-02-1968

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PROVERB

THE FOOL ON THE MOUNTAIN TOP HAS A BETTER VIEW THAN THE WISE MEN
IN THE VALLEY.

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-00-1970

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PROVERB GIRLS WITH CURVES ARE USUALLY SURROUNDED BY MEN

Where learned: EAST DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: Favorites
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

GIVE A MAN A FISH AND HE EATS FOR ONE DAY. TEACH A MAN HOW TO FISH AND HE EATS FOR A LIFETIME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; TROY

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: Favorites
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1971

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IRISH PROVERB

GOD MADE TIME, BUT MAN MADE HASTE.

Submitter comment: A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY TOLD ME THIS PROVERB WHEN I WAS ONLY ELEVEN
YEARS OLD. I DON,T REMEMBER HIS NAME, BUT I DO REMEMBER THE PROVERB
VERY VIVIDLY, BECAUSE IT SEEMED SO TRUE.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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PROVERB

GOD NEVER CLOSES A DOOR, BUT HE ALWAYS OPENS A WINDOW.

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-00-1970

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POLISH PROVERB

MITE Z TEGO POCZASTKI.
"GOOD BEGINNING-BAD ENDING."

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; ELLIPSIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-25-1969

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PROVERB

GO TO BED LATE, STAY VERY SMALL
GO TO BED EARLY, GROW VERY TALL.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; RISING AND RETIRING

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 07-17-1964

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SAYING

GREAT MINDS DISCUSS IDEAS,
ORDINARY MINDS DISCUSS EVENTS,
SMALL MINDS DISCUSS PEOPLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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AFRICAN PROVERB

AN INTELLIGENT ENEMY IS BETTER THAN A STUPID FRIEND.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; WEST SENECA

Keyword(s): ASSONANCE ; CONTRAST ; OBSERVATION

James Callow Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-00-1969

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PRAYER SUPPLICATION

WHEN SOMEONE SNEEZES REPLY:
GOD BLESS YOU.
MAY THE ANGELS KISS YOU
AND THE DEVILS MISS YOU.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; BLESSING ; METAPHOR ; PARALLEL STRUCTURE

James Callow Keyword(s): FINAL ITERATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.646
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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GRATITUDE IS THE LEAST OF VIRTUES, BUT
INGRATITUDE THE WORST OF VICES.

Submitter comment: SHE BELIEVES IT.

Where learned: JAMAICA ; PRINCETON

James Callow Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; CONTRAST

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1977 ; 00-00-1985

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PROVERB

THE MORE THERE IS OF MINE, THE LESS THERE IS OF YOUR'S.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT DOESN'T REMEMBER WHERE OR WHEN SHE FIRST HEARD IT.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

James Callow Keyword(s): ANTITHESIS ; CONTRAST ; PROPERTY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00001967 (AUTUMN)

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