A Comparative Dictionary of Maltese Proverbs

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Royal University of Malta, 1972 - Maltese language - 694 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
xi
The Devil
21
Death
26
Craft and Evil
42
Hypocrisy and False Appeareances
54
Truth Honesty and Piety
64
Hope and Patience
72
Retribution and Recompense
77
Vanity and SelfConceit
269
Gluttony and Greed
277
Work Diligence and Idleness
285
Sloth and Laziness
318
XXVTII Money and Wealth
325
Poverty and Thrift
341
Squandering Waste and Bankruptcy
363
Trade and Business
368

Remedies
96
Life
100
Troubles Worries and Anxieties
112
Social Position
134
Law and Lawyers
140
Man and Woman
149
Home Family and Relatives
161
Children and Parents
170
Love Sex and Marriage
187
Jealousy
214
Neighbours Friends and Personal Relations
216
Habits
232
Character
239
Selfinterest
252
Gratitude and Ingratitude
265
Words Speech and Promise
383
Practical Wisdom and Foresight
405
Prudence Caution and Good Sense
422
Folly
437
Haste and Rashness
448
Time and Age
452
Wine
472
XXXTX Health
476
Opinions and Taste
482
XLL Pride and Prejudice
487
ADDENDA A
590
ADDENDA B
604
SUBJECTMATTER INDEX
619
CHIEF WORD INDEX
677

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