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POLISH PROVERB

HOW JIM ACTS TOWARDS GOD, SO GOD RETALIATES.

Data entry tech comment: FOR THE POLISH TEXT SEE THE ORGINAL 5 X 8 CARD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): DIVINE JUSTICE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-25-1967

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CHAW CHAW

A DISH POPULAR WITH THE ITALIAN HILLFOLK OF NORTHERN ARKANSAS IS
CALLED 'CHAW CHAW' WHICH IS MADE OF CABBAGE, SALT, VINEAGER, SUGAR,
HOT PEPPER, AND ONIONS AND CAN BE SERVED EITHER PICKLED OR FRIED.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): VINEGAR

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Kind of Food and Its Preparation

Date learned: 11-08-1968

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PROVERB

YIIIO PANO BCIIIAE, TIIOUY TOZ PAE.
THIS MEANS, GOD BLESSES THOSE WHO RISE EARLY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DIVINE PROVIDENCE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 10-09-1967

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PROVERB

GOD GAVE MEN TEETH, GOD WILL GIVE MAN BREAD.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; HONORS HOUSE

Keyword(s): DIVINE PROVIDENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

IF GOD GIVES CHILDREN, GOD WILL PROVIDE FOR CHILDREN.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): DIVINE PROVIDENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00001905-1910

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SAYING

GOD SENDS EVERY BIRD ITS FOOD, BUT HE DOES NOT THROW IT INTO THE NES

Submitter comment: FROM DR. W.W. BREESE, "WELL SPRINGS OF TRUTH", PL65 1883

Where learned: BOOK

Keyword(s): DIVINE PROV&&ENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-07-1968

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

WHEN YOUR DAYS ON EARTH ARE ENDED,
AND THE PATH MO MORE YOU TROD,
MAY YOUR NAME IN GOLD BE WRITTEN
IN THE AUTOGRAPH OF GOD.

Submitter comment: LEARNED AT ST. LUKES'S SCHOOL, DETROIT, MICHIGAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ASSONANCE ; DIVINE RECOGNITION ; HEAVENLY AFTERLIFE ; PIOUS ; QUATRAIN ; RELIGION ; SINCERITY ; WISH

James Callow Keyword(s): ANAPESTIC AND IAMBIC METER ; RHYME: ABCB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Pious reflection

Date learned: 09-19-1967

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"IF I HEARD A VOICE AND NO HUMAN BEING WAS NEAR, THEN
EITHER GOD OR THE DEVIL WAS TRYING TO TALK TO ME."

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: NEW YORK ; SIGNET BOOK ; NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY

Keyword(s): Communication ; Divine ; Mental ; Voice

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Supernatural Being
BELIEF -- Devil Demon

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Belief: Animal

Belief in Magic:

If you place a horsehair in vinegar it will turn into a worm.

Submitter comment:

This was told to the informant by her grandmother many years ago.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P600] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classifications.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; WORK ; CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; BELIEF ; HAIR ; HORSE ; MAGIC ; SUPERSTITION ; TRANSFORMATION ; VINEGAR ; Worm

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Creation and Order of Animal Life
BELIEF -- Animal
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

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Proverb

To err is human, to forgive is divine.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Divine ; Err ; Forgive ; Human ; Maxim ; Mistake ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Adversary ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CATCH ; enemies ; FLIES ; HONEY ; KINDNESS ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; VINEGAR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You catch more flies with honey than vinegar.

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; FLIES ; HONEY ; KINDNESS ; Malice ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Trap ; VERSE ; VINEGAR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Vinegar catches no flies.

Submitter comment:

Proverbial Metaphor

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CATCH ; FLIES ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Trap ; VERSE ; VINEGAR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can catch more flies with a spoonful of sugar than a whole dish of vinegar.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Repalcedw tih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CATCH ; Dish ; FLIES ; HONEY ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Spoon ; Trap ; VERSE ; VINEGAR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Autograph Rhyme

Autograph Rhyme / Pun:

Who greased the grapevine/

-Tarzan

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): AUTOGRAPH ; Grapevine ; Grease ; poem ; PUN ; Signature ; Tarzan ; VERSE ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

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Food: Recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles

1 gallon firm cucumbers (sliced thin crosswise)

2 green peppers (seeded and sliced)

8 small white onions

Prepare 1 quart of crushed ice. Place these in layers with 1/2 cup of salt. Cover in weighted lid and place in refrigerator for 3 hours. Drain after 3 hours, add to syrup made of:

5 cups white vinegar

5 cups sugar

1 1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp ground cloves

2 tsp ground mustard seed

1 tsp celery seed

Stir mixture while heating - dissolve sugar. Add vegetables - heat slowly. Scald , DO NOT BOIL.

Place pickles in sterilized jars at once and seal.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Cucumber ; FOOD ; Pickles ; RECIPE ; VINEGAR

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Manner of preparation Preservation

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Custom; Agriculture

Plant cucumbers by the dark of the moon. If you plant them by the light of the moon, they will just make vines.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; Crop ; Cucumber ; Dark ; FARMING ; LIGHT ; Lore ; MOON ; PLANT ; VEGETABLE ; Vine

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Working

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