To better see all uses of the word
proverb
in
Much Ado About Nothing
please enable javascript.

proverb
Used In
Much Ado About Nothing
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • …child, Whose joy of her is overwhelm’d like mine, And bid him speak to me of patience; Measure his woe the length and breadth of mine, And let it answer every strain for strain, As thus for thus and such a grief for such, In every lineament, branch, shape, and form: If such a one will smile, and stroke his beard; Bid sorrow wag, cry ’hem’ when he should groan, Patch grief with proverbs; make misfortune drunk With candle-wasters; bring him yet to me, And I of him will gather patience.

  • There are no more uses of "proverb" in the play.


    Show samples from other sources
  • She is a hard worker, an early riser, and fond of quoting the proverb, "The early bird gets the worm."
  • It takes a village to raise a child, goes the African proverb.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Play Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading