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KRAKOWIAK (POLISH DANCE)

LIKE THE AMERICAN SQUARE DANCE.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD ; NOT GIVEN ; HOME ; PENNSYLVANIA ; MICHIGAN ; LETTER ; OHIO ; NEW JERSEY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; AUTOGRAPH BOOK ; GROSSE POINTE ; HARPER WOODS ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; WARREN ; JAPAN ; RUSSIA ; GRAND RAPIDS ; SHIPLE HALL ; GARDEN CITY ; ROYAL OAK ; TOLEDO ; TRENTON ; FARMINGTON ; KALAMAZOO ; CANADA ; ONTARIO ; MARYGROVE COLLEGE ; DETROIT ; MAIL ; INDIANA ; DETROIT, ASSUMED ; TOLD AT HOME ; FERNDALE ; SOUTHFIELD ; TENNESSEE ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL ; HAMTRAMCK ; DEARBORN ; MINNESOTA ; ILLINOIS ; NEW YORK ; FLORIDA ; KOREA ; WISCONSIN ; NEW HAMPSHIRE ; STUDENT UNION ; READING ; AUSTRALIA ; Sylvania ; Sterling Heights ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; GROSSE POINTE PARK ; OAK PARK ; SOUTHGATE ; STURGEON LAKE ; REDFORD ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA ; ROSEVILLE ; LINCOLN PARK ; TRAVERSE CITY ; HUNTINGTON WOODS ; PONTIAC ; TROY ; PORT CHESTER ; SOUTH AMERICA ; BROOKVILLE ; MONTREAL ; SEOUL ; NORTH OLMSTED ; EASTOWN THEATER ; ERIE ; University of Notre Dame ; FRANKLINVILLE ; TORONTO ; TOLD AT ; TOLD BY ; TOLD IN ; SCRANTON ; MONROE ; GLENVIEW ; MOSCOW ; GULLEY ; FINLAND ; HARBOR BEACH ; HOUGHTON LAKE ; Hudson Lake ; INDIANAPOLIS ; JONESBORO ; KANSASVILLE ; LEXINGTON ; MASSILLON ; MAUCH CHUNK ; MELVINDALE ; MILFORD ; NEW ROCHELLE ; NIAGARA FALLS ; PANAMA CITY ; PATAGONIA ; ARGENTINA ; RESIDENCE HALL ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES ; TOLD AT HONORS HOUSE ; AMERICAN HISTORY CLASS

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

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

ABSENCE SHARPENS LOVE, PRESENCE STRENGTHENS IT.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): VARIANT

James Callow Keyword(s): BALANCE ; OBSERVATION ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-15-1965

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PROVERB

DOING THE RIGHT THING DOES NOT MEAN YOU ARE DOING THE BEST THING.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; ADVICE: POSITIVE ; OBSERVATION ; PARADOX

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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BLASON POPULAIRE

BEWARE OF GREEKS BEARING GIFTS.

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): CUSTOM

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; HYPOCRISY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERB

HE WHO IS YOUNG HAS AN OPEN MIND.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): YOUTH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERB

HE WHO SMILES CARRIES THE SUN.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): OVERSTATEMENT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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AN HONEST MAN IS NEITHER AFRAID OF THE LIGHT NOR THE DARK.

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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HOPE DEFERRED MAKETH THE HEART SAD.

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERB

THE FEAR OF A MAN MAKES HIM LIKE A WOMAN.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-15-1965

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PROVERB

A FOOL TAKES NO PLEASURE IN UNDERSTANDING, BUT ONLY IN EXPRESSING HI
OPINION.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-15-1965

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PROVERB

THE FOOT ON THE CRADLE AND THE HAND ON THE DISTAFF IS THE SIGN OF A
GOOD HOUSEWIFE.

Submitter comment: SPANISH SAYING

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): MOTHERHOOD ; SPINNING WHEEL ; SYMBOLS ; WORK, INDUSTRY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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MASTERPIECE

THE GREATEST MASTERPIECES WERE ONCE ONLY PIGMENTS ON A PALETTE.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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IF A MAN COULD HAVE HALF OF HIS WISHES, HE WOULD DOUBLE HIS TROUBLES

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): GREED

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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IF YOU BUILD YOUR HOUSE OF TOOTHPICKS, DON'T SMOKE.

Submitter comment: NONE

Data entry tech comment: REMINDS ME OF " PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES, SHOULDN'T
THROW STONES.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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A RICH MAN LIVES ON MONEY, AND A POOR MAN LIVES ON
PRIDE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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ITALIAN SAYING

MAKE YOURSELF ALL HONEY AND THE FLIES WILL DEVOUR YOU.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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MAN AND FATE ARGUE OVER LIFE FOR HOURS;
BUT AS USUAL, FATE HAS THE LAST WORD.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERB

LEADING: THOSE WHO TRY TO LEAD THE PEOPLE CAN ONLY DO SO
BY FOLLOWING THE MOB. -- OSCAR WILDE

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERBIAL COMPARISON

LIFE IS LIKE THE SAND ON A BEACH BENEATH THE
FOREVER SHIFTING TIDE.

Where learned: MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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PROVERB

THE MAN WHO CAN'T TELL A LIE THINKS HE IS THE
BEST JUDGE OF ONE.-- MARK TWAIN (I THINK)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1965

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