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Proverb

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.

Submitter comment:

Original Submission Card also had This written by the collector:

Proverbial Comparison

Proverbial Metaphor


The hand that Rocks the cradle rules the world.

A barking dog never bites.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

The Baughman that Callow refers to above may be:

Ernest W. Baughman's Type and Motif-Index of the Folktales of England and North America (1966).

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V700] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Callow has crossed out Proverbial Comparison and A Barking Dog never Bites.

Written across card:

Don't put more than ONE item on a card. Moreover, don't turn in proverb if you don't understand section V of Boggs and Chapter 5 of Baughman.

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cradle ; Hand ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; MOTHER ; PROVERB ; Rocks ; Rule ; VERSE ; World

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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