The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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HE IS LIKE A RICE PADDY, UNDER THE MUD IS WATER.
COMPARING A PERSON WITH A FALSE FACADE TO A RICE PADDY, WHICH HAS A
COVERING OF MUD AND SILT OVER THE WATER.
Keyword(s): DISSEMBLER HYPOCRITE DECEIVER PRETENDER IMPOSTER
|Subject headings:||PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison|
Date learned: 10-00-1967
"Oh! What tangled webs we weave when first we practice to deceive."
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
Submission is a direct quote from Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish Novelist (1771-1832): Marmion, Canto vi, Stanza 17.
James Callow comment:
Original BN [V300, V:C880.300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb|