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never choose your woman or your linen by candlelight

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  • never choose your women or your linen by candlelight — 1573 J. SANFORDE Garden of Pleasure 51 Choose not a woman, nor linnen clothe by the candle. 1678 J. RAY English Proverbs (ed. 2) 64 Neither women nor linnen by candle light. 1737 B. FRANKLIN Poor Richard’s Almanack (May) Fine linnen, girls and… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • woman — see a woman, a dog, and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be a woman and a ship ever want mending a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle a woman’s place is in the home a woman’s work is never done …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

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