|Tailors and writers must mind the fashion.|
English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
Collected from the Most Authentic Sources Alphabetically Arranged and Annotated with Much Matter Not Previously Published
Compiled by William Carew Hazlitt
These 10,764 entries feature explanation of the sometimes hidden meanings of folk wisdom—from the ancient to the baudy—repeated unwittingly in contemporary speech.
Bibliographic Record Preface Introduction
LONDON: REEVES AND TURNER, 1907
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2012