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A good gaper makes two gapers.

A good hater,a good lover.

A good head does not want for hats.

A good man is a man of goods.

A good meal ought to begin with hunger.

A good name is better than a girdle of gold.

A good repast ought to begin with hunger.

A good swimmer is not safe against drowning.

A good swordsman is never quarrelsome.

A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.

A good thing can be twice, nay, even thrice spoken.

A great estate is not gotten in a few hours.

A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.

A great talker is a great liar.

A guest and a fish after three days are poison.

A handful of good life is better than seven barrels of learning.

A handsome shoe often pinches the feet.

A hawk's marriage: the hen is the better bird.

A healthy man is a successful man.

A honeyed tongue with a heart of gall.

A hook's well lost to catch a salmon.

A house ready made and a wife to make.

A hundred years a banner, a hundred years a barrow. [Signifying the changeful fortunes of great feudal families.]

A hundred years is not much, but never is a long while.

A hundred years of fretting will not pay a halfpenny of debt.