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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 403.
Published: 01 September 1949
...C. B. Schomaker; F. H. Reinsch Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 J. Alan Pfeffer. New York: King's Crown Press, Columbia University, 1948. Pp. 190. $3.50. C. B. Schomaker and F. H. Reirisch 403 The Proverb in Goethe. By J. ALANPFEFFER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 17–20.
Published: 01 March 1956
...Raphael Levy Copyright © 1956 by Duke University Press 1956 THE MEDIEVAL PROVERB NATE QUE NATE By RAPHAELLEVY The etymology of Old French mche, meaning “fesse,” is “natica, which was formed in Vulgar Latin out of Classical Latin natis, just as *avica...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 74–77.
Published: 01 March 1957
... German Proverbs adProverbial Phrases with Tkeir English Cowntcr)arts~ By EDMUNDP. KREMSB.Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1955. Pp. viii + 116. $3.00. Professor Edmund P. Kremer’s German Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases with Their English Courrterparts is a splendid addition...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (1): 86–111.
Published: 01 March 1969
...AUSTIN J. SHELTON Copyright © 1969 by Duke University Press 1969 THE “PALM-OIL” OF LANGUAGE PROVERBS IN CHINUA ACHEBE’S NOVELS By AUSTINJ. SHELTON In the foreword to W. H. Whiteley’s Selection of African Prose...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 510–512.
Published: 01 December 1947
.... By DR. IWANKLIMENKO. Bern: A. Francke Ag. Verlag, 1946. Pp. 101. s.fr. 9.60. Dr. Klimenko’s little treatise on the Russian proverb appears as one of the few, but still inadequate, contributions in this extremely wide field. The present work was accepted as a doctoral thesis...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 403–404.
Published: 01 September 1949
...Clotilde Wilson Copyright © 1949 by Duke University Press 1949 Peyre Henri. Paris: Boivin et Cie., 1948. Pp. 266. C. B. Schomaker and F. H. Reirisch 403 The Proverb in Goethe. By J. ALANPFEFFER. New York: King’s Crown Press, Columbia University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1957) 18 (1): 73–74.
Published: 01 March 1957
... is to carry forward the account begun in The Itdim hflwercce in English Poetry from Ckoucn t.0 Sowtkwell. JOHN LEON LIE~SAY Uniwet-sity of Tennessee German Proverbs adProverbial Phrases with Tkeir English Cowntcr)arts~ By EDMUNDP...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (4): 463–475.
Published: 01 December 1946
..., in many letters to his son he employs French words and phrases and pro- ceeds immediately to translate them, even when the meaning is on the surface, into excellent idiomatic English. A striking object of Chesterfield’s criticism is the use of proverbs and aphorisms. Proverbial...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 279–281.
Published: 01 September 1987
... an important conduit for proverbs to enter lyric poetry. It was through the use of proverbs in preaching, where they were employed for hortative, didactic, and emphatic purposes, including the (perhaps too) frequently discussed sermon device applicatio, that proverbs and proverb traditions were...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1955) 16 (1): 3–15.
Published: 01 March 1955
... quite old, for in the eleventh-century German poem Ruodlieb the first bit of advice given to the hero is, “Non tibi sit rufus umquam specialis amicuNever let a redhead be your close friend); and the hero’s red-haired companion well proves the rule. Another medieval proverb stated, “Sub...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (3): 281–285.
Published: 01 September 1987
... provided an important conduit for proverbs to enter lyric poetry. It was through the use of proverbs in preaching, where they were employed for hortative, didactic, and emphatic purposes, including the (perhaps too) frequently discussed sermon device applicatio, that proverbs and proverb...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (3): 243–258.
Published: 01 September 1964
..., as are the prodigal son, the foolish virgins, or the other biblical references to profligacy; the author, who quotes a proverb from Solomon, would surely remem- ber and perhaps expect his audience to remember other relevant pro- verbs on industry and di~sipation.~The King’s judgment, however...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 294–297.
Published: 01 June 1969
..., tracing images, examining the use of words, proverbs, and symbols, and generally showing how form and substance create an organic, inseparable, humanly penetrating and poetic whole, Cecchetti demonstrates convincingly what made Verga maggiore. He sticks to his plan: “lo sforzo di penetrare nei...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 March 1942
... used in determining the text of all the other works of Herbert, both English and Latin. The claims of the doubtful poems are conservatively weighed and important fresh evi- dence of Herbert’s interest in proverbs, both native and foreign, and his probable responsibility for at least...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 March 1962
... it provides (and was intended to provide) a handbook of proverbs, stories, and handy references for courtier, author, and orator, it is beyond that a philosophy of society as a whole. Building from the parts to that whole, it concentrates on the proper relationships of the parts-son to father...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1962) 23 (1): 91–92.
Published: 01 March 1962
.... 206). Thousands of verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, phrases, sentences, and proverbs (each in a separate category) are classified in ninety- nine sections, beginning with “Gedanke, Aufmerksamkeit, Neugierde” and ending with “Tod, Begrabnis.” Except for an occasional “bibl...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 457–458.
Published: 01 December 1953
... it was not noticed. Grace Frank’s Proverbes en rimes (Balti- more, 1937) is listed under Scandinavian (I, 137) as Proverbes en rums! George S. Lane’s article, listed under Phonetics (11, 272) should be under General Linguistics. J. I?. Harrington’s article under South American Lan- guages (1948 vol...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (4): 418–423.
Published: 01 December 1948
... hackneyed, saw or proverb by adding to it: “If familiarity in cities breeds contempt, ignorance in the country breeds aversion and dislike.”l6 Still another sort is the imaginative, almost mystical, variety, which reaches its height in the poetical prose of Blake. Many of his sayings have...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 462–472.
Published: 01 December 1951
..., my lord, To see perform’d the tenour of our word. Set on. (2 Henry IV, V,v, 67 ff.) Now to observe miscellaneous isolated items throughout the four dramas. Both dramatists make frequent use of proverbs, but only two points demand mention here...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 506–510.
Published: 01 December 1947
... to the Anglo-Saxon academic world. GEORGENORDMEYER Yale University Das russische Sprichwort. By DR. IWANKLIMENKO. Bern: A. Francke Ag. Verlag, 1946. Pp. 101. s.fr. 9.60. Dr. Klimenko’s little treatise on the Russian proverb appears as one of the few...