A compleat collection of English proverbs; also the mostcelebrated proverbs of the Scotch, Italian, French, Spanish, and otherlanguages. The whole methodically digested and illustrated with annotations,and proper explanations.

Ray, John, 1627-1705, compiler

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  • Creator By the late Rev. and learned J. Ray ... To which isadded, (written by the same author) A collection of English words not generallyused, with their significations and original in two alphabetical catalogues;the one, of such as are proper to the northern, the other, to the southerncounties. With An account of the preparing and refining such metals andminerals as are found in England
  • Format Books
  • Publication Fourth edition Augm. with many hundred words, observations, letters,část. London : Printed for W. Otridge, S. Bladon [etc.], 1768.
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 319 pages, xii, [13]-150 pages ; 22 cm
  • OCLC ocm02029031


  • "A collection of English words not generally used ..." has specialt.-p. and separate pagination.
  • First edition, 1670.
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