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976 Dutch Proverbs

A single day grants what a whole hear denies.

A smart coat is a good letter of introduction.

A still sow eats up all the draff.

A still tongue makes a wise head.

A still tongue maketh a wise head.

A stout heart tempers adversity.

A thief makes opportunity.

A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich.

A threatened man lives seven years.

A usurer, a miller, a banker, and a publican, are the four evangelists of Lucifer.

A wolf hankers after sheep even at his last gasp.

A wolf in sheep's clothing.

A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.

A young ewe and an old ram, every year bring forth a lamb.

Advisers are not givers.

After ebb comes flood, and friends with good.

After great droughts come great rains.

After high floods come low ebbs.

After honour and state follow envy and hate.

After rain comes fair weather.

After the sour comes the sweet.

After the storm comes a calm.

Agree, agree, for the law is costly.

All are not cooks who wear long knives.

All are not friends who smile on you.