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Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

Death keeps no almanack.

Death pays all debts.

Deep swimmers and high climbers seldom die in their beds.

Do you speak English? (Meaning, Have you got any money?)

Dogs have teeth in all countries.

Dogs that bark at a distance bite not at hand.

Dominies come for your wine, and officers for your daughters.

Don't buy a pig in a poke.

Don't cry herrings till they are in the net.

Don't cry holloa! till you're out of the bush.

Don't cry holloa! till you're over the bridge.

Don't sell the bearskin before the bear is dead.

Don't sell the skin till you've caught the bear.

Don't throw away your own shoes till you have got new ones.

Don't throw the handle after the bill.

Don't yoke the plough before the horses.

Eagles catch no flies.

Eat bread that's light, and cheese by weight.

Empty vessels make the most sound.

Envy crieth of spite where honour rideth.

Escaping from the smoke he falls into the fire.

Even hares pull a lion by the beard when he is dead.

Every bird sings as it is beaked.

Every day a thread makes a skein in the year.