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|5 6 7 Intimacy & Familiarity Familiarity breeds contempt—and children. —Mark |
Twain, Mark Twain's Notebooks, Albert B. Paine, ed.  ☆ The adage, minus
the reference to children, dates to ancient times and is the moral of Aesop's fable
|Miss. familiarity Familiarity breeds contempt. Vars.: (a) Contempt with familiarity |
grows. (b) Familiarity breeds contempt—and children. (c) Too much familiarity
breeds contempt. Rec. dist.: U.S., Can. 1st cit.: ca1386 Chaucer, Tale of Melibee;
|the Potentate of Proverbs, is probably the inspiration for familiarity breeds |
contempt, a cliché that translates to ... Cervantes, and most famously Mark Twain,
who flavored it with his own wit by saying, “Familiarity breeds contempt—and
|It is not familiarity per se which is the problem, but the increased probability of |
discovering dislikeable characteristics. If these negatives ... If it did, Mark Twain
would not be able to quip that 'Familiarity breeds contempt – and children.'
|Here follow two transformations of the proverb “Familiarity breeds contempt”: (95) |
Familiarity breeds. (96) Familiarity breeds contempt – and children. A few other
examples are: (97) O, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to ...
|The facetious variant “Familiarity breeds contempt—and children” is attributed to |
Mark Twain. Proverb expressing similar meaning: no man is a hero to his valet.
the family that prays together stays together Families that share the same ...
|"Familiarity breeds contempt." Aesop "Familiarity breeds contempt — and |
children." Mark Twain "Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes the
edge off admiration." William Hazlitt Kevin and Emily In the Personality
Assessment, Kevin ...
|The phrase "Familiarity breeds contempt" seems to beg for this kind of treatment. |
A graffito in Chicago reads "Familiarity breeds attempt"; and Mark Twain wrote, "
Familiarity breeds contempt- -and children." James Thurber raised cliche -twist ...
|ANNONYMOUS FAMILIARITY Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. — |
SHAKESPEARE: Hamlet Familiarity breeds contempt — and children. — MARK
TWAIN: Unpublished Diaries Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to Deauty, but
|Contempt is an attempt to emphasize some measures of inequality, sustaining |
the presence of different reference and social ... urinating, nor to return tasted
morsels to the general dish.22 Contempt Familiarity breeds contempt — and