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IF YOU HAVEN'T SOWN, YOU WON'T HARVEST. TRANSLATION OF
NEPASEGAS, NEPJAUSI.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FARMING BIBLE QUOTATION?

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-23-1971

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JAMAICAN PROVERB

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IF YOU YERRIE BUCKRA TOO MUCH, YOU GO DA COURTHOUSE.

Submitter comment:

IT MEANS IF YOU LISTEN TO WHITE MEN TOO MUCH YOU WILL GO TO JAIL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PREJUDICE RACIAL

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION PREDICTION ; RACISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 09-00-1972

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IF YOU LOOK BACK TOO MUCH, YOU WILL SOON BE HEADING IN THAT DIRECTIO

Where learned: TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): MEMORIES

James Callow Keyword(s): LIVING IN THE PAST ; OBSERVATION PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 12-25-1969

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IF YOU PLAY WITH PUPPY, PUPPY WILL LICK YOUR MOUTH.

Submitter comment: THIS MIGHT SOUND A LITTLE STRANGE, TILL YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S ABOUT.
THE THINGS YOU DON'T WANT THE PUBLIC TO SEE, YOU SHOULDN'T DO AT ALL
BECAUSE THERE'S BOUND TO BE A MISTAKE SOMETIME, TO CAUSE YOUR
REPUTATION TO FALL.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): EMPLOYMENT ANIMALS DOGS

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-01-1972

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IF YOU'RE TOO SWEET A MAN, EVERYBODY WILL LICK YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): LOLLIPOP NAIVETE

James Callow Keyword(s): GENTLE DISPOSITIONS TEMPT PEOPLE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEM ; OBSERVATION PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-23-1971

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( IRISH PROVERB )

IN ALL THINGS TWO.

Submitter comment: THIS IS AN OLD IRISH SAYING. INFORMANT GOT THIS FROM HER FRIEND WHO'
( WHOSE ) GRANDMOTHER SAID IT. THE GRANDMOTHER WAS MARY DELAHAUTE WH
YATES ( YEATS ) WROTE HIS LOVE POEMS TO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROCHESTER

Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS ; OBSERVATION PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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WEATHER RHYME

IN THE MORNING MOUNTAINS,
IN THE EVENING FOUNTAINS.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CONTRAST ; ELLIPSIS ; FEMININE RHYME ; OBSERVATION PREDICTION ; PARALLELISM

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

Date learned: 09-07-1969

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