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PROVERB

EARTHQUAKE, THUNDER, FIRE AND FATHER.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LIVES IN JAPAN.

Data entry tech comment: OR, PERHAPS, FATHER IS LIKE THESE THREE CHARACTERISTICS.

James Callow comment: I THINK THE MEANING IS THAT THESE THREE CATASTROPHIES
SEND YOU TO YOUR "MAKER."--F. M. PAULSEN

Where learned: LETTER ; JAPAN

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CATASTROPHE ; TRANSLATION?

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 07-28-1964

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR-- FLEMISH

NO NEED FOR CANDLELIGHT OR MONOCLE IF THE OWL IS BLIND.
NO USE IN ARGUING. THE OTHER PERSON DOESN'T LISTEN.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS GIVEN TO ME WHEN HE WAS VISITING DETROIT, MICHIGAN
FROM BELGUIM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; OBSERVATION ; SYMBOL ; TRANSLATION?

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-01-1967

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM-- FINNISH

NOT EVIL WITH EVIL BUT GOOD WITH EVIL
NOT EVIL FOR EVIL BUT GOOD FOR EVIL

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD DOES NOT CONTAIN A LOCATION FOR THE ITEM
OR AN ADDRESS FOR THE COLLECTOR

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): ITERATION ; TRANSLATION? ; WORD PLAY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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