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It is not every hog that the crow will ride.

It is not every man that can carry a falcon on his hand.

It is not every one who takes the right sow by the ear.

"It is not for my own sake," said the fox, "that I say there is a good goose-green in the wood."

It is not for nothing that the devil lays himself down in the ditch.

It is not for the good of the cow when she is driven in a carriage.

It is not for the swan to teach eaglets to sing.

It is not the surplice that makes parson or clerk.

It is of no use making shoes for geese.

It is only the blind who ask why they are loved who are fair.

It is pleasant driving when there is no danger of upsetting.

It is poor comfort for one who has broken his leg, that another has broken his neck.

It is possible for a ram to kill a butcher.

It is safe to lend barley to him who has oats.

It is the raised stick that makes the dog obey.

It is time enough to take off your hat when you see the man.

It is too late to cover the well when the child is drowned.

It is too late to cry cat, when the bacon is eaten.

It is too late to throw water on the cinders when the house is burnt down.

It is useless to gape against an oven.

It is vain to fish without a hook, or learn to read without a book.

It is well to have clean bread in one's wallet.

It must be a hard winter when one wolf devours another.

It needs a high wall to keep out fear.

It needs a light spirit to bear a heavy fate.