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a usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true

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a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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The adages and the colloquies, both represented here, were largely (in the case of the adages) or wholly (in the case of the colloquies) the products of his middle and later life.
7, 8), anticipate the CWE, which has been on hold since the publication of CWE 34 (again, due to the death of Mynors) ; presumably, CWE editors of the final two volumes of adages will be able to make use of ASD II.
As a matter of fact, Folly is deliberately excessive in at least one passage, in which she levels eight adages in seven consecutive lines, interrupted by a declaration that she will stop citing proverbs so as to avoid any suspicion of having plagiarized the Adagia of "her" Erasmus (176, 863-69).
58) In addition to the adages cited above, some more expressions discussed in the Adagia can be pointed out which illustrate, though in a less important way, a few passages in the Moria: 76, 91, "Musis bene iuuantibus" (see Adag.
These are a few of the adages which don't always hold good.
Over the decades of salmon angling I have proved many an adage wrong.
Around 600 of the adages included in the present volume are new: that is, they do not appear in any form in editions of the adages prior to 1533.
But one thing these new adages reveal: if Erasmus the reformer and polemicist was worn out, the educator continued to function.
Now, we see how the adage helps to make his point when he says, ``Flexible scheduling has increased officer morale and significantly improved retention and recruitment.
The farms signs will divide the adages into pieces that can each be displayed roadside over a distance so the consumer sees the common phrase gradually come together over the course of their trip - with an unexpected ending - and finishing with the well-known "Pork.
Beginning in August, outdoor ads in select markets featuring the adages.
Adages III iv 1 to IV ii 100 (CWE 35) is the fifth of seven volumes to be published in a critical English translation based largely on the work of Sir Roger Mynors before his untimely death in 1989.
THERE are a lot of adages in the world of salmon angling which many anglers rigidly accept.
Kathy Eden, Friends Hold All Things in Common: Tradition, Intellectual Property, and the Adages of Erasmus
A close examination of passages which commentators have passed over further bears out his artistry in adapting adages and making puns.