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collection of English proverbs digested into a convenient method for the speedy finding anyone upon occasion; with short annotations. Whereunto are added local proverbs with their explications, old proverbial rhythmes, less known or exotic proverbial sentences, and Scottish proverbs by John Ray

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Published by Printed by J. Hayes, for W. Morden in Cambridge (Eng.) .
Written in English


  • Proverbs.

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StatementBy J. R.
LC ClassificationsPN6420
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18760762M
LC Control Number13021642

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