A treasury of Wit and Wisdom through the ages
A Treasury of Wit and Wisdom Through the Ages — A Contrastive Study of English and Chinese Proverbs and the Translation between Them
- 外文学院－学位论文 
Proverbs are succinct and pithy sayings of general use, expressing commonly held beliefs and ideas. Proverbs are part of every spoken language and are related to such other forms of folk literature as fables and riddles that have originated in oral tradition. Anyone interested in language will, of course, recognize the value in knowing the proverbs of another language. And in fact, nobody really m...