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1546 - Heywood, John - Dialogue (1)

Allusion
Date 1546
Author Heywood, John
Title Dialogue conteinyng the Nomber in Effect of all the Prouerbes in the Englishe Tongue
Mentions Many speak of Robin Hood that never shot in his bow [proverb]

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-07-28.

Allusion

Bachelers boast, how they will teach their wives good;
But many a man speaketh of Robin Hood,
That never shot in his bow. When all is sought,
Bachelers wives, and maides children be well tought.[1]

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