Tag Archives: ADAGES

JUNE 17. I saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift. Ecc.

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Ere morning shews his ruddy face,

First breaks the dawn with gentle pace ;

And then, the Sun, the World’s bright eye,

Rises and gradual mounts the sky;

Until at last his fullest ray,

Floods sea and earth with brightest day.

Moral emblems, with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs, of all ages and nations

By Jacob Cats, Richard Pigot

foto  – DAWN AT BILAMBIL COTTAGE OVER THE PACIFIC OCCEAN AND THE TWEED BROADWATER 2007.

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JULY 30 2010 : The heart has its summer and its winter. Osmanli

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Homme seul est viande aux loups. Prov.

The lonelie man becomes a prey to wolves.

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/proverbs/letter_h.html

foto – back paddock in winter