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The lion is known by his claws.

The lives of doctors, the souls of priests, and the property of lawyers, are in great danger.

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

The loquacity of fools is a lecture to the wise.

The man who lives only by hope will die with despair.

The man who loves is easy of belief.

The man who never makes a mistake always takes orders from one who does.

The mill does not grind without water.

The moon does not heed the baying of dogs.

The more the fox is cursed, the more prey he catches.

The more the merrier.

The more you stroke the cat's back the more set sets up her tail.

The most prudent yields to the strongest.

The moth does most mischief to the finest garment.

The mountains are in labour, and bring forth a mouse.

The myrtle is always a myrtle, though it be among nettles.

The pan says to the pot: Keep off, or you'll smutch me.

The pitcher that goes often to the fountain leaves there either its handle or its spout.

The point of the thorn is small, but hw who has felt it does not forget it.

The poison of asps is under their lips.

The poor is hated by his neighbour, but the rich hath many friends.

The pope and a peasant know more than the pope together.

The priest errs at the altar.

The rich never have to seek out their relatives.

The right hand is slave to the left.