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proverb
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Persuasion
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  • The listener’s proverbial fate was not absolutely hers; she had heard no evil of herself, but she had heard a great deal of very painful import.
  • Songs and proverbs, all talk of woman’s fickleness.

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  • 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.

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