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RUSSIAN PROVERB

BE THERE ONLY A COW AND SOMEHOW A MILK PAIL WILL BE FOUND.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; OPPORTUNITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

BE THERE ONLY A SWAMP AND SOON MANY FROGS WILL APPEAR.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): REPTILE

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL: AMPHIBIAN ; OBSERVATION ; OPPORTUNITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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PROVERB-- POLISH

OKAZJA Z TYTU TYSA, Z PRZODU JA, BRAC TRZEBA
(WHEN) AN OCCASION IS BALD (SIC) FROM BEHIND YOU HAVE TO
TAKE IT FROM THE FRONT

Submitter comment: THIS SAYING IMPLIES THAT ITS NECESSARY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE
OF AN OCCASION AS IT COMES
MY FATHER KNOWS IT FROM POLAND

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

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): INGENUITY ; OPPORTUNITY ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-21-1967

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MUST MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES.

Submitter comment: MY REPLY TO QUESTION AS TO WHY I WAS TAKING SO MANY MARYGROVE
GIRLS OUT, IT WAS JUST BEFORE THEIR SEMESTER BREAK WHEN THEY
WOULD GO HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): OPPORTUNITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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Proverb

Opportunity knocks but once.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Knock ; Maxim ; OPPORTUNITY ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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