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" Garvey, a native son of the city, whose record stands in contradistinction to the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country... "
History of the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio - Page 158
by Augustus Waldo Drury - 1909
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16; Volume 79

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1872
...the nation's history was evidently a mere caprice or accident of fortune. There is an ancient proverb that "A prophet is never without honor save in his own country," and a modern version of it declares that " A man is never a hero to his wife or to his valet." It is...
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The Iowa State Medical Reporter, Volume 1

Medicine - 1883
...county society. He knows everybody, and everybody present knows him, and it is a generally admitted fact that a prophet is never without honor, save in his own country. With such an audience a writer cannot expect them to be unfamiliar with his requirements, or his advant.iges...
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Official Report ... Annual Convention, Volume 4, Part 1890

National Association of Builders of the United States of America - Building - 1890
...calibre will often prove to be of very considerable value as a visitor in other cities. The old saying, that " A prophet is never without honor save in his own country," is quite applicable in this connection. A new voice, a fresh personality, the presentation of new ideas,...
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Monthly Consular and Trade Reports, Volume 49, Issues 180-183

United States. Bureau of Manufactures - Consular reports - 1895
...particular trade questions through the same channels. All this may be another illustration of the fact that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country. It may be interesting to the public to know, too, that the work of consular officers of the United...
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History of the Republican Party in Ohio, Volume 2

Joseph Patterson Smith - 1898
...entire life has been spent, thereby proving an exception to the spirit of the old proverb which says that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country. He was born in Meigs county on the 25th of July, 1867, and comes of an old and honored family, noted...
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Biographies and Portraits of the Progressive Men of Iowa: Leaders ..., Volume 1

Benjamin F. Gue, Benjamin Franklin Shambaugh - Iowa - 1899
...induced him to accept the nomination for state senator, when, as if to prove the exception to the rule that "a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, " he was elected by a majority of 934 over a popular republican candidate who had the advantage of...
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Biographical and Genealogical Record of La Salle County, Illinois, Volume 2

La Salle County (Ill.) - 1900 - 798 pages
...a large and lucrative practice, his skill and ability being quickly recognized. It is an old saying that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country; but Dr. Corbus enjoys high honor even there also, for in the citv where he was reared and where he...
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The Biographical Record of Logan County, Illinois ...

Logan County (Ill.) - 1901 - 630 pages
...life he has resided in this locality, and his life record is in contradistinction to the old proverb that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country. His keen discernment, business ability and, moreover, his unquestioned loyalty to the best interests...
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A Biographical Record of Fairfield County, Ohio, Illustrated

Fairfield County (Ohio) - 1902 - 483 pages
...the greatest usefulness. FRANKLIN P. STUKEY, MD The life history of Franklin P. Stukey sets at naught the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, for in the county of his nativity the Doctor has won distinction, gradually advancing to a prominent place among...
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The Biographical Record of Knox County, Ohio: To which is Added an Elaborate ...

Knox County (Ohio) - 1902 - 597 pages
...the bar. Immediately afterward he opened his office in his native city, and his career sets at naught the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, for in his native city, 22O 221 where he is so well known, he has continually advanced, industriously pursuing...
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