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John Heywood

Data de nascimento: 1497
Data de falecimento: 1580

John Heywood foi um escritor inglês, poeta, dramaturgo e colecionador de provérbios. Nascido em Londres, refugiou-se no continente europeu para evitar a perseguição contra a sua fé católica. Teria morrido na Bélgica; o seu filho, Jasper Heywood, notabilizou-se como poeta e tradutor.

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„Um homem pode muito bem levar um cavalo até a água, mas ele não pode obrigá-lo a bebê-la.“

—  John Heywood
A man may well bring a horse to water, But he cannot make him drink without he will. Proverbs (1546); Pt. II, ch. 1

„This hitteth the nayle on the hed.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), This hits the nail on the head. Part II, chapter 11.

„Now for good lucke, cast an old shooe after me.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part I, chapter 9.

„To robbe Peter and pay Poule.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part I, chapter 11.

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„Lyke a pyckpurs pilgrim, ye prie and ye proule
At rouers, to rob Peter and paie Poule.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Like a pickpurse pilgrim, you pry and you prowl At rovers, to rob Peter and pay Paul. Part I, chapter 11.

„That muche is my bowe bent to shoote at these marks,
And kyll feare, when the sky falth we shall haue larks.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), That much is my bow bent to shoot at these marks, And kill fear, when the sky falls we shall have larks. Part I, chapter 4.

„She speaketh as she would créepe into your bosome.
And when the meale mouth hath woon the bottome
of your stomake, than will the pickthanke it tell
To your most enmies, you to bye and fell.
To tell tales out of schoole, that is hir great lust.
Looke what she knowth, blab it wist, out it must.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), She speaks as she would creep into your bosom. And when the mealy mouth has won the bottom of your stomach, then will the pickthank it tell To your most enemies, you to buy and sell. To tell tales out of school, that is her great lust. Look what she knows, blab it wist, out it must. Part I, chapter 10.

„Be the day never so long,
Evermore at last they ring to evensong.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part II, chapter 7.

„Som thingis that prouoke young men to wed in haste,
Show after weddyng, that hast maketh waste.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Some things that provoke young men to wed in haste, Show after wedding, that haste makes waste. Part I, chapter 2.

„A fooles bolt is soone shot.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part II, chapter 3.

„By hooke or crooke.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part I, chapter 11.

„Love me litle, love me long.“

—  John Heywood
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Part II, chapter 2.

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