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- Men are like bagpipes no sound comes from them until they're full
- Snuff at a wake is fine if there's nobody sneezing over the snuff box
- You must crack the nuts before you can eat the kernel
- He got it from nature as the pig got the rooting in the ground.
- Often a cow does not take after its breed
- What would a young cat do but eat mice?
- Nature will come through the claws, and the hound will follow the hare.
- If you put a silk dress on a goat he is a goat still.
- Every bird as it is reared and the lark for the bog.
- What is in the marrow is hard to take out of the bone.
- The wood will renew the foliage it sheds.
- What will come from the briar but the berry
- The hand goes only where the leg goes.
- A handstaff of holly, a buailtin of hazel, a single sheaf and a clean floor.
- One who is without cows must be his own dog. A blind man can see his mouth.
- You never miss the water till the well has run dry.
- A king's son is not nobler than his food.
- Keep your tongue in your jaw and your tow in your pump.
- Pity the man who has a stranger's spancel on him.
- To every cow its calf; to every book its copy
- Watching is a part of good play
- By degrees the castles are built
- When the apple is ripe, it will fall
- Patience cures many an old complaint
- The one who waits the fine day, will get the fine day.
- Patience and forbearance make a bishop of his reverence
- Patience can conquer destiny
- Patience is a plaster for all sores
- For what cannot be cured patience is best
- There is not a tree in heaven higher than the tree of patience
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