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Origin of adage
OTHER WORDS FROM adagea·da·gi·al [uh-dey-jee-uhl], /əˈdeɪ dʒi əl/, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for adage
As with many historical adages, there is truth to The Narrative.
As with many historical adages, however, much is left out of The Narrative.
And yet, Smith discovered that one of the oldest Hollywood adages is true: What matters most is the story.‘Arthur Christmas’: The Making of the New Aardman Film|Lorenza Muñoz|November 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
There are a great many old adages in our family, and they have often got my ancestors out of trouble.The Hollow Tree Snowed-In|Albert Bigelow Paine
But I have learned that the adages, as well as the books and the formulas were made by and for others than us of the black race.The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories|Paul Laurence Dunbar
Adages respecting the robin and the wren, generally including the martin and swallow, are common in all parts of the country.Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales|David Goodger (email@example.com)
The volume of 1500 had been jejune, written when he knew nothing of Greek; 800 adages put together with scanty elucidations.
To these two lines of patronage the Adages owed their great and immediate popularity.Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam|Ephraim Emerton