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1546 - Heywood, John - Dialogue (2)

Allusion
Date 1546
Author Heywood, John
Title Dialogue conteinyng the Nomber in Effect of all the Prouerbes in the Englishe Tongue
Mentions Tales of Robin Hood are good enough for fools [proverb]

By Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2013-07-17. Revised by Henrik Thiil Nielsen, 2018-10-18.

Allusion

Men say, he may ill runne that cannot goe,
And your gaine without your stocke runneth even so.
For what is a workman without his tooles?
Tales of Robin Hood are good for fooles.[1]

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