The Proverbs of Scotland
With Explanatory and Illustrative Notes and a Glossary
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $12.95|
| Book Description: |
"I am of opinion, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "that there is no proverb which is not true, because they are all sentences drawn from experience itself, the mother of all the sciences."
ENTIRELY REVISED AND SUPPLEMENTED.
Originally published in 1868, this massive collection includes thousands of proverbs from Scotland recorded in the Scots dialect. A glossary is added to aid modern readers unfamiliar with the Scots tongue. The dictionary defines a "proverb" as a short...