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Adages is Margaret Mann Phillips' English translation of Adagia by Desiderius Erasmus.

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Google previewConceptual Modern Arnis (2015)

by Bram Frank

The old learning adages is that Knife teaches stick, stick teaches empty hand and empty hand teaches function. The translation doesn't quite work in that orderly a progression BUT learning stick to stick is an easy way to understand conceptual ...

Google previewA school dictionary; or, E.'s English dictionary abridged ... by ... D. Blair (1809)

by John ENTICK, Rev. David BLAIR (pseud. [i.e. Sir Richard Phillips.])

LATIN ADAGES AND PHRASEs THE MOST COMMON IN THE WORKS OF ENGLISH writeRs. . . . -->AB INITIQ, from the beginning Ab uno disce omnes, from this single instance you may learn the nature of the whole Ab urbe condita, from the ...

Google previewClinical Trials Dictionary (2012)

Terminology and Usage Recommendations by Curtis L. Meinert

Adages appearing as headers to pages of the Dictionary are admixtures of “ everyday” utterances of fellow trialists, colleagues, and acquaintances from various fields and disciplines. A few have elements traceable to Muench's Postulates, ...

Google previewThe Spenser Encyclopedia (2003)

by A.C. Hamilton

,especially as augmented by thewise sayings (sentences, adages, aphorisms, maxims, epigrams, chiliades) ofnotable ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Proverbs (2015)

by Jennifer Speake

ERASMUs Adages III. iv. Al60s kvalvööuevos to pikog ov Tolsi, a rolling stone does not gather sea-weed; musco lapis volutus haud obducitur, a rolling stone is not covered with moss. D 1362 LANGLAND Piers Plowman A. x. 101 Selden ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

The folklore adages “Like father, like son” and “The apple doesn't fall far from the tree” are based upon such automatic identification phenomena. Along with the defenses of internalization, splitting, symbolization, and turning against the self, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1859)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

These two collections, with 1400 adages ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

Erasmus made a large and valuable colle&tion of the Greek and Roman adages: Mr Ray of the English, and Mr Kelly of our Scotch proverbs.

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Scrabble value of A1D2A1G2E1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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