Origin of Prov
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Examples from the Web for prov
To them, or rather to Franklin, "it prov'd in a few years extremely profitable."Benjamin Franklin
John Torrey Morse, Jr.
Solomon (Prov 2, 14) speaks of those who "rejoice to do evil."Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Allusion is made to the gliding movement of the Serpent tribe in Prov.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
See 17th verse of chapter whence the text is taken, and Prov.
This is another example of double-punning, of which we have already had a specimen in Prov."Gombo Zhbes"
- Bible Proverbs
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