Translation: from english

there’s none so deaf as those who will not hear

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  • there’s none so deaf as those who will not hear — Similar to there’s none so blind as those who will not see. Cf. mid 14th cent. Fr. il n’est si mavais sours que chuis ch’oër ne voeilt, there is no person so deaf as the one who does not wish to hear. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs II. ix.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • there’s none so blind as those who will not see — Parallel to there’s none so deaf as those who will not hear. In both proverbs, will not has the force of ‘does not wish to’ or ‘refuses to’. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs II. ix. K4 Who is so deafe, or so blynde, as is hee, That wilfully… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • will — noun see where there’s a will, there’s a way he that complies against his will is of his own opinion still verb see he that will not when he may, when he will he shall have nay if anything can go wrong, it will th …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • none — see a bad excuse is better than none there’s none so blind as those who will not see none but the brave deserve the fair there’s none so deaf as those who will not hear jack of all trades and master of none …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • hear — see hear all, see all, say nowt, tak’ all, keep all, gie nowt, and if tha ever does owt for nowt do it for thysen ask no questions and hear no lies believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see there’s none so deaf as those who… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • deaf — see there’s none so deaf as those who will not hear a deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Deaf climbers — use alternative ways such as commands, hand tactics, and sometimes an Interpreter or hearing aid to assist them with their climb. They are capable of all types of climbing including bouldering, which consists of no ropes and usually a crash pad.… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium


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