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proverb
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

2 uses
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Definition
a short saying — typically well-known and accepted by many as offering good advice
  • No; he gives me the proverbs and the no-verbs.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — A field near Frogmore (82% in)
  • Though what I am I cannot avoid, yet to be what I would not, shall not make me tame; if I have horns to make one mad, let the proverb go with me; I'll be horn-mad.
    3.5 — Act 3 Scene 5 — A room in the Garter Inn (99% in)

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