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OCTOBER 14 2011 : ‘Tis wisdom sometimes to seem a fool. English.

The antiquity of proverbs

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OWL Cairns Post (Qld.  1909 - 1954), Monday 13 June 1932

Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 – 1954), Monday 13 June 1932

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article41157214

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OCTOBER 1 2011: "Travel east or travel west, one’s own home is still the best." (Dutch).

Curiosities in proverbs;

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And jolly Spring, with love and laughter gay
Full fountaining, lets loose her tide of bees
Upon the waking ember-flame of bloom
New kindled in the honey-scented trees.

The old, old man forsakes the chimney-hole,
Where erst he warmed his bones and lazy blood,
And, clasping Molly to his wheezing breast,
Triumphant floats, cock-whoop, upon the flood.

Hugh McCrae.

Australian Spring

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