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John Heywood

Datum narození: 1497
Datum úmrtí: 1580

John Heywood byl anglický básník, dramatik a sběratel přísloví.

Citáty John Heywood

„Prove your friend ere you have need, but in deed
A friend is never known till a man have need.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546)
Originál: (lb) Proue thy fréende er thou haue néede, but in déede
A fréende is neuer knoen tyll a man haue néede.

„A woman hath nyne lyues like a cat.“

—  John Heywood

A woman has nine lives like a cat.
Part II, chapter 4.
Proverbs (1546)
Varianta: A woman hath nyne lyues like a cat.

„And ones their hastie heate a littell controlde,
Than perceiue they well, hotte love soone colde.
And whan hasty witlesse mirth is mated weele,
Good to be mery and wise, they thinke and feele.“

—  John Heywood

Proverbs (1546)
Varianta: And ones their hastie heate a littell controlde,
Than perceiue they well, hotte love soone colde.
And whan hasty witlesse mirth is mated weele,
Good to be mery and wise, they thinke and feele.

„Many handis make light warke.“

—  John Heywood

Many hands make light work.
Part II, chapter 5.
Proverbs (1546)
Varianta: Many hands make light work.

„Children learne to creepe ere they can learne to goe.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Varianta: Children learne to creepe ere they can learne to goe.

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„A penny for your thought.“

—  John Heywood

Part II, chapter 4.
Proverbs (1546)
Varianta: A penny for your thought.

„I pray thee let me and my fellow have
A haire of the dog that bit us last night.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Varianta: A heare of the dog that bote vs last night.

„Part I, chapter 7.“

—  John Heywood

Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Originál: (sco) A sleveless errand.

„Nought venter nought haue. spare to speake spare to spéede.
Vnknowne vnkyst. it is loste that is vnsought.
As good séeke nought (quoth I) as seeke and finde nought.“

—  John Heywood

Naught venture naught have. spare to speak spare to speed.
Unknown unkissed. it is lost that is unsought.
As good seek nought, said I, as seek and find naught.
Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546)

„Yee have many strings to your bowe.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„It had need to bee
A wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.“

—  John Heywood

Part II, chapter 5.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„To robbe Peter and pay Poule.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„Lyke a pyckpurs pilgrim, ye prie and ye proule
At rouers, to rob Peter and paie Poule.“

—  John Heywood

Like a pickpurse pilgrim, you pry and you prowl
At rovers, to rob Peter and pay Paul.
Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546)

„Well aunt (quoth Ales) all is well that endes well.
Ye Ales, of a good begynnyng comth a good end.“

—  John Heywood

Well aunt, said Ales, all is well that ends well.
Yes Ales, of a good beginning comes a good end.
Part I, chapter 10.
Proverbs (1546)

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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