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A covetous man does nothing that he should till he dies.

A crooked log is not to be straightened.

A dealer in rubbish sounds the praises of rubbish.

A delightful hallucination.

A depraved mind never comes to good.

A diligent man ever finds that something remains to be done.

A dissimilarity of pursuits dissolves friendship.

A dog as he sleeps barks as if on the track of the hare.

A dog in a kennel barks at his fleas; a dog hunting does not notice them.

A dog is worthy of his food.

A dog that has once tasted the flesh cannot be kept from the skin.

A dog that will fetch a bone will carry a bone.

A dog which has been beaten with a stick is afraid of its shadow.

A donkey is known by his ears.

A door must be either shut or open.

A drop of luck is worth a cask of wisdom.

A drunken man, when asleep, is better left alone. [Let a slumbering evil rest where it is.]

A faithless wife is shipwreck to a house.

A few things gained by fraud destroy a fortune otherwise honestly won.

A fire is nourished by its own ashes. [Difficulties embolden rather than impede the brave.]

A fisherman once stung will be wiser.

A fool repays a salve by a stab, and a stab by a salve. [He mistakes friends for foes and foes for friends.]

A fool talks of folly.

A fox is known by this tail.

A fox is not caught twice in the same trap.