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  • Proverbios chinos para meditarby A. Albertario; F. Feslikeniau

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    Los poetas chinos son los maestros indiscutibles de los pensamientos breves pero portadores de una filosofía generosa, sentencias cinceladas a la luz de la experiencia y del sentido común. Estos proverbios se remontan en su mayoría a épocas lejanas, pero son de una sorprendente modernidad. Maestros como Lao Tse, Confucio, Han Fei, Yang Chu tienen aún... more...

  • Tradition des proverbes et des exempla dans l'Occident médiéval / Die Tradition der Sprichwörter und exempla im Mittelalterby Hugo O. Bizzarri; Martin Rohde

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Proverbs and exempla are two literary genres which developed in parallel throughout the Middle Ages. There was often cross-fertilisation between them, for both were engaged in the same discourses; jurisprudence, philosophy, theology, historiography and literature all drew on proverbs and exempla in their arguments. The interdisciplinary... more...

  • Allgemeines / Lautgeschichteby Karl Brunner

    De Gruyter 1984; US$ 140.00

    Das Werk bringt eine umfassende Geschichte der englischen Sprache von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart einschließlich der außerbritischen Varianten und verbindet die Darstellung von externer Geschichte mit internen grammatischen Veränderungen. Der erste Band enthält eine ausführliche Darstellung der äußeren Geschichte, wobei vor allem die... more...

  • The Little Red Book of Hunter's Wisdomby Jay Cassell; Peter Fiduccia

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    The Little Red Book of Hunter?s Wisdom is packed full of thoughtful and witty quotes on the essence of man and his relationship to the hunt, with all its joys, idiosyncrasies, and challenges. Being a true hunter is a way of life, and this book is packed with memorable comments from men and women who live and breathe it. Read musings on the hunt... more...

  • Behar Proverbsby John Christian

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Multicultural Dictionary of Proverbsby Harold V. Cordry

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95

    All cultures have proverbs that capsulize subjects simply and effectively. Many of these are cross-cultural. For example, according to a Danish proverb, "The greater the fear, the nearer the danger," while a Latin proverb says, "The less there is of fear, the less there is danger." This work includes over 20,000 proverbs from more... more...

  • Preposterous Proverbsby Max Cryer

    Exisle Publishing 2011; US$ 7.99

    In ‘Preposterous Proverbs’, language expert Max Cryer looks at a vast array of proverbs from around the world on subjects ranging from birth, food, women and love to money, animals, sin and death. He has chosen some of the most interesting and perplexing, and analyses their meaning and truth with his characteristic wry wit. A great book to... more...

  • The Function of Proverbs in Discourse: The Case of a Mexican Transnational Social Networkby Elías Domínguez Barajas

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    The book examines how thinking, speaking, and interacting influence the construction of meaning among interlocutors. Its revelatory analysis of the complex use of proverbs as discursive tools in the daily life of a social network of transnational families based in Chicago and Mexico makes it an important contribution to the fields of discourse... more...

  • Even a Stone Buddha Can Talkby David Galef; Jun Hashimoto

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 6.95

    This selection of ageless folk wisdom from Japan's cities, villages, and fields is ideal for the studentcasual or seriousof Japanese culture. Even a Stone Buddha Can Talk is a humorous guide to everyday Japan and a gentle introduction to the values and traditions that still drive and inform, even now, in times of unprecedented sophistication and... more...

  • Even Monkeys Fall From Treesby David Galef; Jun Hashimoto

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 9.95

    Even Monkeys Fall From Trees: The Wit and Wisdom of Japanese Proverbs , with a foreword by Edward G. Seidensticker, is a collection of the hundred most common Japanese proverbs, with direct translations and their English equivalents. A delightful window into the heart of everyday Japan, Even Monkeys Fall From Trees is an indispensable guide for... more...