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Hunger eats through stone walls.

Hunger finds no fault with the cookery.

Hunger gives a relish even to raw beans.

Hungry flies bite sore.

I am not here to catch flies.

I have a mouth which I feed, it must speak what I please.

I may go over my reckoning, but not over my time.

I wish that he would sink as deep in the ground as a hare can run in ten years.

I wot well how the world wags, He is most loved that hath most bags.

I'll sleep on it.

Idleness is hunger's mother, and of theft it is bull brother.

If fools ate no bread, corn would be cheap.

If fools went not to market, bad wares would not be sold.

If he waits long enough the world will be his own.

If he won't carry the sack, give him a whack.

If one won't another will.

If one, two and three say you are an ass, put on the ears.

If thou touchest pitch thou shalt be defiled.

If you pull one pig by the tail all the rest squeak.

Ill begun, ill done.

Ill tidings come soon enough.

Ill vessels seldom miscarry.

Ill weed grows fast.

Ill-matched horses draw badly.

In eating 'tis good to begin, one morsel helps the other in.