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Sample sentences for the GRE study word proverb

proverb can be used as a noun

1.I was quite a proverb for it at Maple Grove. - from Emma by Jane Austen
2."She remembered the proverb about the good dying young, I suppose. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
3.A proverb never stale in thrifty mind. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.The ancient proverb will be well effecte. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.You are the hare of whom the proverb goes. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.wedded Well may that be a proverb of a shrew. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
7.The proverb you need to go by is 'Look before you leap'--especially into spare-room beds.. - from Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
8.A very old proverb in French, German, and Latin. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
9.And, might we lay th' old proverb to your charge. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israe. - from The King James Bible
11.You are the better at proverbs by how much 'A fool's bol. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
12.And he spake three thousand proverbs and his songs were a thousand and five. - from The King James Bible
13.He that writeth in blood and proverbs doth not want to be read, but learnt by heart. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
14.These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. - from The King James Bible
15.Wherefore they that speak in proverbs say, Come into Heshbon, let the city of Sihon be built and prepare. - from The King James Bible
16.the contrast Troilus, however, still begs his friend to leave him to mourn in peace, for all his proverbs can avail nothing. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
17.Thou hast nourished us with strong food for men, and powerful proverbs do not let the weakly, womanly spirits attack us anew at desser. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
18.These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father. - from The King James Bible

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