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The pitcher goes so long to the well that it breaks at last.

The pot upbraids the kettle that it is black.

The praise of fools is censure in disguise.

The price of a laugh is too high, if it is raised at the expense of another.

The rich devour the poor, and the devil devours the rich and so both are devoured.

The rich have many friends.

The rich man has his ice in the summer and the poor man gets his in the winter.

The richest man, whatever his lot, is he who's content with what he has got.

The ruling passion strong in death.

The scabbier the sheep the harder it bleats.

The seeds of the day are best planted in the first hour.

The that creepeth falleth not.

The third person makes good company.

The third time pays for all.

The thirteenth man brings death.

The trade of thick-headed Michael: eating, drinking, and idling.

The wicked shun the light as the devil does the cross.

The words are fair, said the wolf, but I will not come into the village.

The workman is worthy of his hire.

The world likes to be cheated.

The world's a stage; each plays his part, and takes his share.

The worse service, the better luck.

The worse the carpenter the more the chips.

The worse the wheel, the more it creaks.

The worst wheel makes most noise.