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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

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

—  John Heywood

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

„The wrong sow by th' eare.“

—  John Heywood

Part II, chapter 9.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„Fieldes have eies and woods have eares.“

—  John Heywood

Part II, chapter 5.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

„Better one byrde in hand than ten in the wood.“

—  John Heywood

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

„Ye can not sée the wood for trées.“

—  John Heywood

You cannot see the wood for trees.
Part II, chapter 4.
Proverbs (1546)

„This wonder (as wonders last) lasted nine daies.“

—  John Heywood

Part II, chapter 1.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)

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„A woman hath nyne lyues like a cat.“

—  John Heywood

A woman has nine lives like a cat.
Part II, chapter 4.
Proverbs (1546)
Variante: A woman hath nyne lyues like a cat.

„All a green willow, willow,
All a green willow is my garland.“

—  John Heywood

The Green Willow; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„Who is worse shod than the shoemaker's wife?“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Variante: Who is wurs shod, than the shoemakers wyfe,
With shops full of shoes all hir lyfe?

„And ones their hastie heate a littell controlde,
Than perceiue they well, hotte love soone colde.
And whan hasty witlesse mirth is mated weele,
Good to be mery and wise, they thinke and feele.“

—  John Heywood

Proverbs (1546)
Variante: And ones their hastie heate a littell controlde,
Than perceiue they well, hotte love soone colde.
And whan hasty witlesse mirth is mated weele,
Good to be mery and wise, they thinke and feele.

„Well aunt (quoth Ales) all is well that endes well.
Ye Ales, of a good begynnyng comth a good end.“

—  John Heywood

Well aunt, said Ales, all is well that ends well.
Yes Ales, of a good beginning comes a good end.
Part I, chapter 10.
Proverbs (1546)

„A man may well bring a horse to the water,
But he cannot make him drinke without he will.“

—  John Heywood

Part I, chapter 11.
Proverbs (1546), Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
Variante: A man may well bring a horse to the water,
But he cannot make him drinke without he will.

„Ill weede growth fast.“

—  John Heywood

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

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