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|1614: Burnt child fire dreades. (Camden) 1670: The burnt child dreads the fire. (|
Ray) 1787: I hope and pray our own country may have wisdom sufficient to keep
herself out of the fire. I am sure she has been a sufficiently burnt child.
|A BURNT CHILD DREADS THE FIRE. Life is full of hazards, which experience |
neither taught nor bought will always enable us to foresee. There are dangers so
concealed as to elude the vigilance of the most discerning eye : traps and pitfalls
|as a Child (etc.) unborn 1664 Wyllys Papers 151:1 am as Innocent as the childe |
unborn. 1683 JWhiting in Mather Papers 471: As faultles therein ... C145 A burnt
Child dreads the fire 1755 Johnson Papers 1.812: A Burnt child dreads the Fire.
|burdenseeGOD makes the back to the burden. burn (verb) seeBETTER to marry |
than to burn. burnedseeONCE bitten, twice shy. A BURNT child dreads the fire
c1250Proverbs ofHending inAnglia (1881) IV. 199 Brend child fuir fordredeth [is
|Whiting(MP) 110. child 1. A bitten child dreads a dog. Rec. dist.: Ind. 2. A burnt |
child dreads the fire. Vars.: (a) A burned child dreads the fire. (b) A burned child
dreads the flames. (c) A burned child won't go near the stove. (d) A burnt child ...
|Thus Cooke, Epigrames (1604) D7”: 'Luxurio now disdaines lustfull desire, For |
still you know the burnt child dreads the fire'. Parrot, Cures for the Itch (1626) C3
describes one who, visiting a woman 'with whom in times of yore He some hot ...
|That a burnt Child dreads the Fire. — It has just been ascertained beyond a doubt|
, by a German philosopher, that the world is now about one million eight hundred
thousand years old. During this inconsiderable period of time, experience has ...
|A bitten child dreads a dog. (English). A burnt cat dreads the fire. (Louisiana |
Creole). A burnt cat shuns the fireplace. (Tamil). A burnt child dreads the fire and
a bitten child dreads a dog. (Danish). A crane, frightened at the roar of thunder,
|a bitten child dreads the dog 24 Spanish: Portuguese: Italian: Polish: English: |
Scots: German: Danish: Swedish: Latin: a) ... a) a bitten child dreads the dog b) a
burnt child dreads the fire c) adversity is the school of wisdom d) adversity makes
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