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Proverb

Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Submitter comment:

Comment on a friends class schedule.

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Original Bn [V400] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Healthy ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Rise ; VERSE ; WAKE ; WEALTH ; Wealthy ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Sleep and Health Rhyme:

Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bed ; Early ; HEALTH ; Healthy ; Man ; Maxim ; Rise ; SLEEP ; VERSE ; WEALTH ; Wealthy ; WISDOM ; Wise

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Routine activity

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Belief

The pishtace are nocturnal murderers of Indians. The pishtaco murder Indians in order to obtain human fat to be sold as lubricants for machinery and to be used in pharmacuticals.

The legend derives from 16th and 17th centurey Spanish practices of using human body fats as treatment for wounds and diseases. the people who tell this tale are poor Indians and the pishtaco are usually wealthy industrial men in the area. The tale helps draw lines of social class.

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Where learned: Journal of American Folklore ; The Pishtaco: Institutionalized Fear in Highland Peru

Keyword(s): BODY ; Cultural ; Culture ; Fat ; FEAR ; HORROR ; INDIAN ; INDUSTRY ; Kill ; Lubrication ; Machinery ; MEDICINE ; MURDER ; Native American ; Peru ; Peruvian ; Pharmaceutical ; Pishtaco ; Poor ; Social Class ; Wealthy

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

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OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH

OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, IS A
QUAINT LITTLE CHURCH LOCATED ON LANCASTER AVENUE AT 63RD STREET.
THE TRADITION AROUND THERE IS THAT THIS CHURCH WAS BUILT BY ALL
THE MAIDS OF THE SURROUNDING RICH FAMILIES (ALTHOUGH IT IS NO
LONGER A RICH SECTION). IT WAS TO BE JUST THEIR OWN LITTLE
CHURCH, BUT IT IS EVEN USED TODAY (AND BY EVERYBODY).

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHURCH ; Origin ; Wealthy

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Holy placeChurchTemple

Date learned: 10-28-1968

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