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    Proverbs Page 3

  • 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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