Swedish Proverbs

Swedish Proverbs

by Joanne Asala
     
 

The Swedes are known for their love of beauty. This book is illustrated with early twentieth-century line drawings of scenes of Sweden. Full-color covers of photographs of sites in Sweden. Sage sayings such as "Better to suffer for the truth than be praised for the lie" and "Even the smallest of stars shines in the darkness."

The rich have money, the poor

Overview

The Swedes are known for their love of beauty. This book is illustrated with early twentieth-century line drawings of scenes of Sweden. Full-color covers of photographs of sites in Sweden. Sage sayings such as "Better to suffer for the truth than be praised for the lie" and "Even the smallest of stars shines in the darkness."

The rich have money, the poor have children.
Hunger is the best seasoning.
Do not cross the river to find water.
Where wine goes in, wit goes out.
Guests should not forget to go home.
Even a blind hen will sometimes find a grain.

Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 63 pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941016988
Publisher:
Penfield Books
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Penfield Press Proverb Series
Pages:
63
Sales rank:
861,095
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
13 Years

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