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HIGH GOALS

AIM AT THE SKY AND YOU WILL HIT THE TOP OF THE TREE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COSMOS ; PLANTS

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; FUNCTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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PROVERB PHRASE

AS BIG AS ALL OUTDOORS.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): COMPARISON

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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PROVERBIAL COMPARISON

AS BLUE AS THE SKY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COLOR ; COSMOS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 11-17-1968

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MORAL PROVERB

AS SAD AS IF HE'D SOLD THE EARTH.
PRIES ADSIAI (LITHUANIAN)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): COMPARISON ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RAINBOWS

AT THE END OF A RAINBOW, THERE'S A POT OF GOLD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): OPTIMISM ; SUPERNATURAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-19-1968

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SLEEP SAYING

DEAD TO THE WORLD.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): ASLEEP

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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WEATHER PROVERB

BLUE MIST IN THE FOREST MEANS RAIN.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER

James Callow comment: NOT A PROVERB

Where learned: HOLDEN HALL

Keyword(s): COLOR ; COSMOS ; WEATHER PROVERB

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
PROVERB -- Weather Proverb

Date learned: 10-07-1967

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

EVEN THE COLDEST WIND CANNOT EXTINGUISH THE SUN.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): HOPEFULNESS ; OPTIMISM ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1905

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): COSMOS ; PERSONIFICATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number P686.1.1000
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-07-1971

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PINT

A PINT IS A POUND THE WORLD AROUND.

Where learned: HOME ; DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): COSMOS ; ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; QUANTITY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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SUNSHINE THE CALF.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SENT ALL TO ME ON REQUEST

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS COSMOS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-19-1971

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