Adages sentence example
- As the old adages go, learning takes time and practice makes perfect.
- Don Enrique de Villena took from Les Prouesses his prose Los Doze Trabajos de Hercules (Zamora, 1483 and 1499), and Fernandez de Heredia wrote Trabajos y afanes de Hercules (Madrid, 1682), which belies its title, being a collection of adages and allegories.
- Sometimes they are proverbial sayings or moral adages, such as "Par divers moyens on arrive a pareille fin," "Qu'il ne faut juger de notre heur qu'apres la mort," "Le profit de l'on est le dommage de l'aultre."
- By his published works, his Colloquies, his Adages and his Apophthegms, he was the educator of the nations of Europe.
- The volume of 1500 had been jejune, written when he knew nothing of Greek; Boo adages put together with scanty elucidations.Advertisement