Frequently used English proverbs Plan: proverbial teaching Example



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Frequently used English proverbs
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Frequently used English proverbs Plan: 1. PROVERBIAL teaching 2.Example:

PROVERBIAL teaching is one of the most ancient forms of instruction. It was well adapted to the rudeness and simplicity of the first ages, when books were few, and philosophy little understood. The mind, unpractised to the slow process of reasoning, would be much more easily arrested by terse sentences, expressing a striking sentiment in the fewest words. The wise man himself has given the best definition of these sententious maxims.

  • PROVERBIAL teaching is one of the most ancient forms of instruction. It was well adapted to the rudeness and simplicity of the first ages, when books were few, and philosophy little understood. The mind, unpractised to the slow process of reasoning, would be much more easily arrested by terse sentences, expressing a striking sentiment in the fewest words. The wise man himself has given the best definition of these sententious maxims.

Their elegance he describes under the figure of "apples of gold in pictures (network) of silver."* Their force and permanent impression are ''as goads and nails fastened by the Master of assemblies"†--- driven closely home to the heart and conscience, and fastened in the memories by the appointed instructor of the people.

  • Their elegance he describes under the figure of "apples of gold in pictures (network) of silver."* Their force and permanent impression are ''as goads and nails fastened by the Master of assemblies"†--- driven closely home to the heart and conscience, and fastened in the memories by the appointed instructor of the people.

Possibly some would rather have desired the preservation of his discourses on Natural History (lb. iv. 33), than on Practical Wisdom. But this Sovereign discrimination shews the real intent of the Scriptures--not to teach philosophy, but religion; not to make men of science, but men of sound godliness. All competent judges will admit this Book to be eminently fitted for this great end. What the Roman Orator pronounced of Thucydides, applies far more truly to this King of Jerusalem ---'so full of matter, that he comprised as many sentences as words

  • Possibly some would rather have desired the preservation of his discourses on Natural History (lb. iv. 33), than on Practical Wisdom. But this Sovereign discrimination shews the real intent of the Scriptures--not to teach philosophy, but religion; not to make men of science, but men of sound godliness. All competent judges will admit this Book to be eminently fitted for this great end. What the Roman Orator pronounced of Thucydides, applies far more truly to this King of Jerusalem ---'so full of matter, that he comprised as many sentences as words

Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

  • Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
  • The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
  • A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
  • The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying tongue is but for a moment.

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