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John Heywood

Data di nascita: 1497
Data di morte: 1580

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John Heywood è stato un poeta, drammaturgo e aforista inglese.

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Frasi John Heywood

„Though ye loue not to bye the pyg in the poke,
Yet snatche ye at the poke, that the pyg is in,
Not for the poke, but the pyg good chepe to wyn.“

—  John Heywood
Though you love not to buy the pig in the poke, Yet snatch you at the poke, that the pig is in, Not for the poke, but the pig good cheap to win. Part II, chapter 9.

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„A man maie well bring a horse to the water,
but he can not make him drinke without he will.“

—  John Heywood
A man may well bring a horse to the water, but he can not make him drink without he will. Part I, chapter 11.

„When all candels be out, all cats be grey,
All thingis are then of one colour, as who sey.
And this prouerbe faith, for quenching hot desyre,
Foul water as soone as fayre, will quenche hot fyre.“

—  John Heywood
When all candles are out, all cats are grey, All things are then of one color, as who say. And this proverb faith, for quenching hot desire, Foul water as soon as faire, will quench hot fire. Part I, chapter 5.

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„That muche is my bowe bent to shoote at these marks,
And kyll feare, when the sky falth we shall haue larks.“

—  John Heywood
That much is my bow bent to shoot at these marks, And kill fear, when the sky falls we shall have larks. Part I, chapter 4.

„Well aunt (quoth Ales) all is well that endes well.
Ye Ales, of a good begynnyng comth a good end.“

—  John Heywood
Well aunt, said Ales, all is well that ends well. Yes Ales, of a good beginning comes a good end. Part I, chapter 10.

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„He that will not whan he may,
Whan he would, he shall haue nay.“

—  John Heywood
He that will not when he may, When he would, he shall have nay. Part I, chapter 3.

„True (quoth Ales) thinges doone can not be vndoone,
Be they done in due tyme, to late, or to soone,
But better late than neuer to repent this,
To late (quoth my aunt) this repentance showd is,
Whan the stéede is stolne shut the stable durre.“

—  John Heywood
True, said Ales, things done can not be undone, Be they done in due time, too late, or too soon, But better late than never to repent this, To late, said my aunt, this repentance shown is, When the steed is stolen shut the stable door. Part I, chapter 10 "Better late than never" is recorded earlier by Livy as Potius sero quam numquam. (book IV, sec. 23).

„Wolde ye bothe eate your cake, and haue your cake?“

—  John Heywood
Would you both eat your cake, and have your cake? Part II, chapter 9.

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