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A mind conscious of innocence laughs at the lies of rumor.

A miser's son is generally a spendthrift.

A monkey is not to be caught in a trap.

A mouse in pitch. [A man engaged in useless and perplexing inquiries.]

A mouse in time may bite in two a cable.

A mouse may help a lion.

A mouse will put the finishing stroke to a castle wall.

A nobody to-day, a prince to-morrow. [The reverse of "To-day a man, to-morrow a mouse."]

A nod for a wise man, and a rod for a fool.

A perfect whipping-top for changing sides.

A pestilence follows a famine.

A picture is a poem wanting words.

A plank in a wreck.

A poor cask often holds good wine.

A precipice in front of you, and wolves behind you; that is life.

A precipice is in front, a wolf behind.

A prospering man should remain at home.

A rich man is either a rogue or a rogue's heir.

A ridiculous accident has often been the making of many.

A ring of gold in a sow's nostril.

A rising tide lifts all boats.

A rogue says "Yes" to what a rogue says.

A rose is a rose is a rose.

A rotten egg cannot be spoiled.

A sceptre is one thing, a ladle another.