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As the field, so the crops; as the father, so the sons.

As the labour, so the pay.

As the master, so the work.

As the mistress, so the maid.

As the old birds sings, the young ones twitter.

As the old cock crows so crows the young.

As the tree, so the fruit.

As the tree, so the fruit; as the mistress, so the maid.

As the twig is bent, so is the tree inclined.

As won, so spent.

As you bake so shall you brew.

Assertion is no proof.

Asses sing badly, because they pitch their voices too high.

Asses that bray most eat least.

At court there are many hands, but few hearts.

At evening the sluggard is busy.

Away from the battle all are soldiers.

"Away with you, be a peddlar, a knave," says the hangman to his man.

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.

Bad bird, bad egg.

Bad eyes never see any good.

Bad money always comes back.

Bad money drives out good.

Bad tidings always come too soon.

Bad ware must be cried up.