Lightbox: PROVERBS, SAYINGS & WISE WORDS

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The Ten Commandments (Victorian religious book plate)
The Ten Commandments (Victorian religious book plate)
Cat and fiddle with cow and friends
Cat and fiddle with cow and friends
And the dish ran away with the spoon
And the dish ran away with the spoon
War memorial inscription, Shotley
War memorial inscription, Shotley
Child's Christmas memories
Child's Christmas memories
The Lord's Prayer (Victorian religious book plate)
The Lord's Prayer (Victorian religious book plate)
My Duty Towards God (Victorian religious book plate)
My Duty Towards God (Victorian religious book plate)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Useful Victorian household hints
Useful Victorian household hints
John Wesley preaching at Nottingham
John Wesley preaching at Nottingham
Victorian Sunday School suffering
Victorian Sunday School suffering
Victorian warnings on tobacco and alcohol
Victorian warnings on tobacco and alcohol
Victorian New Year card with feathers, 1878
Victorian New Year card with feathers, 1878
Victorian Christmas card - Doomed pigs
Victorian Christmas card - Doomed pigs
Compliments of the Season - Christmas card, 1877
Compliments of the Season - Christmas card, 1877
Victorian New Year card with pansies, 1877
Victorian New Year card with pansies, 1877
Christmas roses greetings card, 1876
Christmas roses greetings card, 1876
Victorian Christmas card, 1879
Victorian Christmas card, 1879
Victorian religious card with nasturtiums, 1877
Victorian religious card with nasturtiums, 1877
Great drinkers think themselves great men
Great drinkers think themselves great men
Victorian remedies for whooping-cough, coughs and colds
Victorian remedies for whooping-cough, coughs and colds
New Year greetings card, 1874
New Year greetings card, 1874
Victorian smallpox 'cure'
Victorian smallpox 'cure'
Victorian Christmas card with foxgloves, 1879
Victorian Christmas card with foxgloves, 1879
Victorian Easter card, 1885
Victorian Easter card, 1885
Victorian handwritten scientific notes
Victorian handwritten scientific notes
He has a hole under his nose...
He has a hole under his nose...
The leaking tap is a great waster
The leaking tap is a great waster
Aesop's Fables - The Ant and Grasshopper
Aesop's Fables - The Ant and Grasshopper
Aesop's Fables - The Fox and Crocodile
Aesop's Fables - The Fox and Crocodile
Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit (Victorian religious text)
Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit (Victorian religious text)
Judge Lion presiding in court
Judge Lion presiding in court
Aesop's Fables - The Wolf and Crane
Aesop's Fables - The Wolf and Crane
Aesop's Fables - The Fox and Crow
Aesop's Fables - The Fox and Crow
Aesop's Fables - The Hare and Tortoise
Aesop's Fables - The Hare and Tortoise
Aesop's Fables- The Frog and Ox
Aesop's Fables- The Frog and Ox
Man seeing himself reflected as a fox
Man seeing himself reflected as a fox
Aesop's fables - The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Aesop's fables - The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Victorian shoe care
Victorian shoe care
Aesop's Fables - The Fox That Was Docked
Aesop's Fables - The Fox That Was Docked
Don't put a cart before the horse
Don't put a cart before the horse
Aesop's Fables - The Ape and Her Two Young Ones
Aesop's Fables - The Ape and Her Two Young Ones
Aesop's Fables - The Ass in a Lion's Skin
Aesop's Fables - The Ass in a Lion's Skin
Drunken husband, angry wife - or, cats scratch when provoked
Drunken husband, angry wife - or, cats scratch when provoked
Blessed are the meek (Victorian religious text)
Blessed are the meek (Victorian religious text)
Aesop's Fables - The Dog and Wolf
Aesop's Fables - The Dog and Wolf
Aesop's Fables - The Lion and Gnat
Aesop's Fables - The Lion and Gnat
Victorian birthday card 1879
Victorian birthday card 1879
Victorian New Year card
Victorian New Year card
Cliff top prayer meeting
Cliff top prayer meeting
Let sleeping dogs lie
Let sleeping dogs lie
Aesop's Fables - The Catspaw
Aesop's Fables - The Catspaw
Grasp all - lose everything
Grasp all - lose everything
Speak no evil (Victorian religious text)
Speak no evil (Victorian religious text)
Black hens lay white eggs
Black hens lay white eggs
Joy Shall Be in Heaven (Victorian religious text)
Joy Shall Be in Heaven (Victorian religious text)
Control is lost when anger rides
Control is lost when anger rides
He looks one way and pulls the other
He looks one way and pulls the other
The hunchback sees not his own hump
The hunchback sees not his own hump
Postcard with Valentine's Day love puzzle message, 1871
Postcard with Valentine's Day love puzzle message, 1871
Norwich Cathedral - skeleton on plaque giving a warning
Norwich Cathedral - skeleton on plaque giving a warning
Stick to it
Stick to it
Never stop the plough to catch a mouse
Never stop the plough to catch a mouse
Scatter and increase
Scatter and increase
Sorrowful young woman (1883)
Sorrowful young woman (1883)
All's lost that is poured into a cracked dish
All's lost that is poured into a cracked dish
The looking glass is useless to a blind man
The looking glass is useless to a blind man
Blessed - They Which Are Persecuted (Victorian religious text)
Blessed - They Which Are Persecuted (Victorian religious text)
If the cap fits, wear it
If the cap fits, wear it
When A Man's Ways Please The Lord (Victorian religious text)
When A Man's Ways Please The Lord (Victorian religious text)
Psalms and stone
Psalms and stone
Don't burn the candle at both ends
Don't burn the candle at both ends
Three wise monkeys
Three wise monkeys
Beware of the dog
Beware of the dog
Nearer, my God to thee, with roses (1883)
Nearer, my God to thee, with roses (1883)
Train up a child
Train up a child
Warnings to drunkards
Warnings to drunkards
'The Two Sons' from St Matthew's Gospel
'The Two Sons' from St Matthew's Gospel
Don't put your fingers in hot pies
Don't put your fingers in hot pies
The old fox is shy of a trap
The old fox is shy of a trap
Where the plough doesn't go, weeds will grow
Where the plough doesn't go, weeds will grow
By Grace Ye Are Saved (Victorian religious text)
By Grace Ye Are Saved (Victorian religious text)
The handsaw's a good thing, but not to shave with
The handsaw's a good thing, but not to shave with
All are not hunters that blow the horn
All are not hunters that blow the horn
Lovest Thou Me? (Victorian religious text)
Lovest Thou Me? (Victorian religious text)
Fools set stools for wise men to stumble over
Fools set stools for wise men to stumble over
Confess Your Faults One To Another (Victorian religious text)
Confess Your Faults One To Another (Victorian religious text)
He who would please all...
He who would please all...
Painted Lord's Prayer in a church
Painted Lord's Prayer in a church
He has the fiddle but no stick
He has the fiddle but no stick
Aesop's Fables - The Mole and her Son
Aesop's Fables - The Mole and her Son
Sign of the cat's foot
Sign of the cat's foot
Book illustration from 1810 - Desperation's madness
Book illustration from 1810  - Desperation's madness
Aesop's Fables - The Treacherous Cur
Aesop's Fables - The Treacherous Cur
Love Not The World (Victorian religious text)
Love Not The World (Victorian religious text)
Scant feeding of man or horse...
Scant feeding of man or horse...
Aesop's Fables - The Daw in Borrowed Plumes
Aesop's Fables - The Daw in Borrowed Plumes
Aesop's Fables - The Wolf and Lamb
Aesop's Fables - The Wolf and Lamb
'Great cry and little wool' Man shearing a sow
'Great cry and little wool' Man shearing a sow
Part of the Peace Camp in Parliament Square
Part of the Peace Camp in Parliament Square
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