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He fell to-day, I may fall to-morrow.

He fishes in troubled waters. [If you wish to catch gudgeons stir up the mud.]

He fishes well who uses a golden hook.

He flourishes by hereditary renown.

He forgets himself.

He gets his wisdom cheaply who gets it at another's cost.

He getteth a great deal of credit, who payeth but a small debt.

He gives neither too little, nor too much.

He gives too late who waits to be asked.

He gives well and bountifully who accompanies the gift with a pleasing look.

He giveth twice who giveth in a trice.

He goes beyond the bounds.

He goes not out of his way that goes to a good inn.

He has eyes in the back of his head.

He has left no means untried.

He has not even a clod of earth left to cover his remains. [A man reduced to extreme poverty.]

He has not leisure even to scratch his ears.

He has sprung up like a mushroom.

He has tasted of the lotus.

He hath not a farthing left wherewith to buy a rope to hang himself.

He invokes heaven if a flea bites him.

He is a fool who spares the children after having killed the father.

He is a wise man who accommodates himself to all circumstances.

He is but a poor husbandman, who sows in sand.

He is caught in his own snare.