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976 Dutch Proverbs

When the pig has had a bellyful it upsets the trough.

When the pirate prays, there is great danger.

When the pot boils over it cooleth itself.

When the shepherd strays, the sheep stray.

When the stomach is full the heart is glad.

When the tree falls every one runs to cut boughs.

When the wine goes in the wit goes out.

When the wine is in the man, the wit is in the can.

When the wolf grows old the crows ride him.

When thieves fall out, honest men come to their goods.

When thine enemy retreateth, make him a golden bridge.

When things are at the worst they begin to mend.

When things go well it is easy to advise.

When thy neighbour's house is on fire it's time to look about thee.

When two dogs fight for a bone, the third runs away with it.

When two quarrel both are in the wrong.

When two quarrel, both are to blame.

When Want comes in at the door, Love flies out at the window.

When we least expect it, the hare darts out of the ditch.

Where a man feels pain he lays his hand.

Where poverty comes in at the door, loves flies out at the window.

Where the bird was hatched it haunts.

Where the dike (or dam) is lowest the water first runs over.

Where the hedge is lowest every one goes over.

Where there's no good within, no good comes out.