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234 English Proverbs

Of wine the middle, of oil the top, and of honey the bottom is best.

One funeral makes many.

Peace makes plenty.

Plenty know good ale, but don't know much after that.

Poor Trust is dead; Bad Pay killed him.

Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.

Prosperity discovers vices, and adversity virtue.

Proverbs are the children of experience.

Rain before seven; clear before eleven.

Raw cucumber makes the churchyards prosperous.

Raw leather will stretch.

Revenge is a dish that should be eaten cold.

Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.

Self-praise is no praise at all.

Set out wisely at first; custom will make every virtue more easy and pleasant to you than any vice can be.

Short acquaintance brings repentance.

Soft fire makes sweet malt.

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.

Some men have only one book in them, others a library.

Spread the table and contention will cease.

Spring has come when you can put your foot on three daisies.

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

Still he fisheth that catcheth one.

Sweep in front of your own door.