Lower Mid English: Proverbs

Reference Books

  • The Facts on File dictionary of proverbs. Ref PN6421 .M36 2002
  • Familiar quotations : a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature. Ref PN6081 .B27 1992
  • The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases. Ref PN6405.S8
  • Modern proverbs and proverbial sayings. Ref PN6403 .W48
  • The Oxford dictionary of English proverbs. Ref PN6421 .O9 1970
  • The reader's handbook of famous names in fiction, allusions, references, proverbs, plots, stories, and poems. Ref PN43 .B7 1965 2 vols.

On Reserve

  • The American Bible : how our words unite, divide, and define a nation. Reserve E 169.12.P747 2012 Has a chapter on proverbs that have now become part of our shared cultural lexicon.


Updated 4/20/2014