Frases de John Heywood

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John Heywood

Fecha de nacimiento: 1497
Fecha de muerte: 1580

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John Heywood was an English writer known for his plays, poems, and collection of proverbs. Although he is best known as a playwright, he was also active as a musician and composer, though no musical works survive.

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Frases John Heywood

„Who hopeth in Gods helpe, his helpe can not starte:
Nothing is impossible to a willyng hart,
And will maie wyn my herte, herein to consent,
To take all thinges as it cometh, and be content.“

—  John Heywood
Who hopes in God's help, his help can not start: Nothing is impossible to a willing heart, And will may win my heart, herein to consent, To take all things as it comes, and be content. Part I, chapter 4.

„The loss of wealth is loss of dirt,
As sages in all times assert;
The happy man's without a shirt.“

—  John Heywood
Be Merry Friends; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„Whan the sunne shinth make hay, whiche is to say,
Take time whan time comth, lest time steale away.“

—  John Heywood
When the sun shines make hay, which is to say, Take time when time comes, lest time steal away. Part I, chapter 3.

„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
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.

„And while I at length debate and beate the bushe,
There shall steppe in other men, and catche the burdes,
And by long time lost in many vayne wurdes.“

—  John Heywood
And while I at length debate and beat the bush, There shall step in other men, and catch the birds, And by long time lost in many vain words. Part I, chapter 3.

„What man love me, love my dog.“

—  John Heywood
Part II, chapter 9 Recorded in the 11th century by Bernard of Clairvaux in one of his sermons as a common proverb.

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„Though ye loue not to bye the pyg in the poke,
Yet snatche ye at the poke, that the pyg is in,
Not for the poke, but the pyg good chepe to wyn.“

—  John Heywood
Though you love not to buy the pig in the poke, Yet snatch you at the poke, that the pig is in, Not for the poke, but the pig good cheap to win. Part II, chapter 9.

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„A man maie well bring a horse to the water,
but he can not make him drinke without he will.“

—  John Heywood
A man may well bring a horse to the water, but he can not make him drink without he will. Part I, chapter 11.

„When all candels be out, all cats be grey,
All thingis are then of one colour, as who sey.
And this prouerbe faith, for quenching hot desyre,
Foul water as soone as fayre, will quenche hot fyre.“

—  John Heywood
When all candles are out, all cats are grey, All things are then of one color, as who say. And this proverb faith, for quenching hot desire, Foul water as soon as faire, will quench hot fire. Part I, chapter 5.

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