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This adagium, however, is a commonplace which does not necessarily express Erasmus's own view on this matter, for Erasmus was indeed a welltraveled scholar.
It is noteworthy that Erasmus uses the terms paroemia, proverbium, and adagium indiscriminately throughout his collection.
This adagium, however, is a classical commonplace (Horace, Odes II, 6), which does not necessarily express Erasmus's own views on this matter, for Erasmus was indeed a well-traveled scholar.