Usage examples for Proverbs

  1. " Bless you," said Punch in his third number, " half the proverbs given to Solomon are mine!" – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  2. Long after she stopped wearing the little coin, the sight of it used to recall the old proverbs that she heard so often, such as '" A stitch in time saves nine," Patricia, ' or, 'Remember, my dear, " have a place for everything, and everything in its place." – The Story of Dago by Annie Fellows-Johnston
  3. Then she came to the word in the third of Proverbs also spoken to the man who should " keep wisdom":- " When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid; yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet." – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner