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Headword: Μὴ τὴν τέφραν φεύγων εἰς τὴν ἀνθρακιὰν πέσῃς
Adler number: mu,992
Translated headword: don't fall into the coals when escaping the ashes
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
Μὴ τὴν τέφραν φεύγων εἰς τὴν ἀνθρακιὰν πέσῃς.
"Out of the frying pan into the fire": cf. Apostolius 11.37 and other paroemiographers; Tosi (cited under alpha 378) no.671.
Again under tau 438.
Keywords: daily life; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 April 2008@08:36:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 7 April 2008@16:18:33.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 8 April 2008@03:33:52.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2012@08:20:45.
David Whitehead on 22 May 2013@05:02:33.


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