One for Sorrow: A Book of Old-Fashioned Lore

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A captivating collection of the origins and meanings of traditional sayings from the folklore of the countryside.Many of the popular, often prophetic, phrases that we use on a day-to-day basis have their roots in traditional folklore, such as: 'One swallow doesn't make a summer'; 'March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb'; 'One for sorrow, two for joy'. Such common idioms are familiar to most people, but their history and origins are far from well known. However, in One for Sorrow readers will discover that there ...

One for Sorrow: A Book of Old-Fashioned Lore 2016, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781782435181

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One for Sorrow: A Book of Old-Fashioned Lore 2011, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781843177005

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