Centuries-Old Books Comment on Gift-Giving

Proverbs, a book of sayings compiled by English playwright John Heywood in 1546, contains a number of pithy quotations relevant to the holiday gift-giving season, as do Homer and Virgil.

In an article for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Greg Hill, Director of Fairbanks North Star Borough Libraries, writes about sayings that apply to the holiday season.