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PROVERB IN VERSE

NOTHING IS HARDER TO TAKE THAN A TIME OF OVERABUNDANCE (IN THE
SENSE THAT WEALTH CAN RUIN THE CHARACTER OF A HUMAN BEING)

Submitter comment: INFORMANT HEARD THIS IN MUNICH, GERMANY
THIS IS SIMILAR TO AN ENGLISH SAYING THAT I HAVE HEARD
OFTEN IN FERNDALE MICHIGAN. MONEY IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD CONTAINS GERMAN TEXT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

James Callow Keyword(s): GOOD FORTUNE ; IRONY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 12-04-1967

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PROVERBS OF A MATH TEACHER

NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS

James Callow comment: CREDIT SHOULD GO TO OSCAR WILDE--F. M. PAULSEN

Where learned: UNKNOWN

James Callow Keyword(s): GOOD FORTUNE ; IRONY ; OBSERVATION ; SUCCESS BREEDS ITSELF

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 12-04-1968

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Toast

Na zdrowia (Polish Toast)

Translated = "To your health"

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James Callow comment:

The word [Toast] is written across the top of the card. Also written on the bottom, right hand corner of the card: [Your name and address go here on ALL cards.]

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ETHNIC ; GOOD FORTUNE ; HEALTH ; POLISH ; Social ; TOAST

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
SPEECH -- Formula

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