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Let not thy right hand know what thy left hand doeth.

Let people take and dogs bark.

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Let the dead rest.

Let the devil get into the church, and he will mount the altar.

Let the guest go before the storm bursts.

Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach.

Let your purse be your master.

Let your trouble tarry till its own day comes.

Lies melt the snow.

Light burdens carried far become heavy.

Light come, light go.

Light is light, though the blind man see it not.

Like blood, like means, and like age, make the happiest marriage.

"Like will to like," as the devil said to the coal-burner.

Little and often makes a heap in time.

Little enemies and little wounds are not to be despised.

Little fishes make the pike big.

Little folks are fond of talking about what great folks do.

Locks and keys are not made for honest fingers.

Long borrowed is not given.

Long choosing and cheapening ends in buying nothing, or bad wares.

Long fasting is no economy of food.

Long foretold, long last; short notice, soon past.

Long is not for ever.