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HONOR CHARLOTTE

APPLETON

Dumpy Proverbs
with original illustrations

EDITED BY 4TH COUNTESS


OF MELO
I DEDICATE THIS EDITION TO
ALL DREAMERS CHILDREN WHO
MAKE FRIENDS AROUND THE
WORLD LIKE ME.
I. OPPORTUNITY MAKES THE
THIEF

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I. DON'T STOP THE PLOUGH
TO CATCH A MOUSE

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II. CONSCIENCE MAKES
COWARDS OF US ALL.

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III, DISOBEDIENCE BRINGS ITS
OWN REWARD.
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III, TIME AND TIDE WAIT FOR
NO MAN

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III,YOU NEED NOT CRY OVER
SPILT MILK
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PART II
I. FINE FEATHERS MAKE FINE
BIRDS.

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II. LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
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III. THOSE THAT LAUGH LAST,
LAUGH LONGEST
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LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE.
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A MISS IS AS GOOD AS A MILE.
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PART III
I. PRIDE COMES BEFORE A
FALL.
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II.THERE'S MANY A SLIP
'TWIXT CUP AND LIP.
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III. IT IS AN ILL WIND THAT
BLOWS NOBODY ANY GOOD.
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A WATCHED POT NEVER
BOILS.
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A STITCH IN TIME SAVES
NINE.
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PART IV
I. BAREFOOTED MEN SHOULD
NOT TREAD UPON THORNS.
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II. EXPERIENCE MAKES A
MAN WISE.
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MISFORTUNES NEVER COME
SINGLY

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YOU CANNOT CATCH BIRDS
BY THROWING STONES AT
THEM.
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PART V
I.WHERE THERE'S A WILL
THERE'S A WAY.
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II. APPEARANCES ARE
DECEITFUL
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THE LONGEST WAY ROUND
IS THE SHORTEST WAY
HOME.
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KISSING GOES BY FAVOUR.

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SPECIAL THANKS

I WOULD LIKE TO SAY


THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO
GUTENBERG PROJECT,
GRANT RICHARDS
PUBLISHERS FOR THE
ILLUSTRATIONS AND TO
PUBLIB DOMAIN POLICIES,

AND TO ALL MY DOGGOS


AND KITTENS FRIENDS.

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HONOR CHARLOTTE APPLETON

MISS APPLETON WAS BORN


IN BRIGHTON, ON THE SOUTH COAST
OF ENGLAND, ON 4 FEBRUARY 1879
AND LIVED IN NEARBY HOVE MOST OF
HER LIFE.

SHE STUDIED ART AT


THE KENSINGTON SCHOOL, FRANK
CALDERON'S SCHOOL OF ANIMAL
PAINTING AND THE ROYAL ACADEMY
OF ARTS.

SHE ILLUSTRATED MORE THAN 150


BOOKS IN THE COURSE OF HER
CAREER, STARTING FIRST WITH
CHILDREN'S STORIES AND LATER
MOVING TO LITERARY CLASSICS.
THEY INCLUDED THE FAIRYTALES
OF CHARLES PERRAULT AND HANS
CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN, WILLIAM
BLAKE'S SONGS OF INNOCENCE AND
A RETOLD VERSION OF ALICE'S
ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND, THE
CHILDREN'S ALICE.
4TH COUNTESS OF MELO

SHE WAS BORN IN A SMALL CITY, ON THE


NORTHEST OF BRAZIL, ON 19 OCTOBER
1986. SINCE SHE WAS A CHILD SHE LIKES
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, FAIRY TALES,
FOLKLORE, LEGENDS, PARLENDAS, MUSIC
AND PROVERBS.

SHE LEARNED EVERYTHING ABOUT KINGS,


QUEENS, BRASSES, TRAVEL AND CASTLES,
AND SHE HAD A PARTICULAR INTEREST IN
LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE MYSTERIOUS,
ELEGANT AND FAMOUS MISS APPLETON.

SHE STUDIED EDUCATION, MUSIC, ARTS,


LITERATURE, POLITIC AND ECONOMY AT
UNIVERSITY FEDERAL OF RIO GRANDE DO
SUL.

IN HER CAREER, SHE WROTE AROUND TEN


PAPERS AND FIVE BOOK CHAPTERS ON
EDUCATION. SHE IS THE AUTHOR OF THE
BOOK OF COLORS (LILAC), RAFFAELLO
SORBI (PAINTINGS) AND BOOK OF MAGI.
HIS NEXT BOOKS WILL BE RAPHAEL'S
CARTOONS, THE THREE GRACES, FAT
MUSES PAINTINGS, JOHN EVERETT
MILLAIS, A BOOK ABOUT BOOKS FOR
BOOKLOVERS, BEDROOMS (A COLLECTION
OF PAINTERS) AND THE BOOK OF MIRRORS.
© 2020. 4TH COUNTESS OF MELO. ALL RIGHTS
RESERVED.