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A handful of trade, a handful of gold.

A handfull of patience is worth a bushel of brains.

A horse may stumble, though he has four feet.

A house full of daughters is a cellar full of sour beer.

A hundred bakers, a hundred millers, and a hundred tailors are three hundred thieves.

A hundred men can make an encampment, but it requires a woman to make a home.

A kiss without a beard is like an egg without salt.

A liar must have a good memory.

A liar ought to have a good memory.

A liar should have a good memory.

A little pot boils easily.

A little pot is soon hot.

A man in not known till he cometh to honour.

A man must eat, though every tree were a gallows.

A man overboard, a mouth the less.

A man without money is like a ship without sails.

A merry host makes merry guests.

A penny spared is better than a florin gained.

A pennyworth of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow.

A plaster house, a horse at grass, a friend in words, are all mere glass.

A plough that worketh, shines; but still water stinks.

A runaway monk never speaks well of his convent.

A sad bride makes a glad wife.

A scabby head fears the comb.

A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea.