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  1. 19 May '10 17:43
    http://www.archive.org/stream/polyglotofforeig00bohn/polyglotofforeig00bohn_djvu.txt

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    Brebis trop apprivoisee de trop d'agueaux est tettee. The

    sheep that is too tame is sucked by too many lambs.


    ...

    A casa de tu hermano no iras cada serano. Go not every

    evening to your brother's house.'
    A casa de tu tia, mas no cada dia. Go to your mint's house,

    but not every day.


    ...

    Oncques vieil singe ne fit belle moue. An old ape never

    made a pretty grimace.


    ...
  2. 19 May '10 17:43
    the formatting sucks but the proverbs are good. and "tia" = "aunt", not "mint". probably OCR'd badly.
  3. 19 May '10 17:54 / 1 edit
    a better copy (scanned not OCR'd)

    http://books.google.fr/books?id=WWoVAAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage#v=onepage&q&f=false
  4. 19 May '10 17:55
    Originally posted by zeeblebot
    the formatting sucks but the proverbs are good. and "tia" = "aunt", not "mint". probably OCR'd badly.
    the scan verifies the original said "aunt", not "mint".