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A wealthy man can err with impunity.

A well which is drawn from is improved. [Art is improved by practice.]

A well-beaten path does not always make the right road.

A wheel not greased will creak. [Those who are not properly paid will not work without grumbling.]

A whistling woman and a crowing hen are neither fit for God nor men.

A white glove often conceals a dirty hand.

A wise man should never give his wife too much rein.

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make tools of what comes to hand.

A wolf often lies concealed in the skin of a lamb. ["Yours truly," is not always true.]

A wolf's head (on which a price was put). [An outlaw. A Pariah. Fair game for anybody.]

A woman for a general, and the soldiers will be women.

A woman hath nine lives like a cat.

A woman is to be from her house three times: when she is christened, married and buried.

A word is sufficient for the wise.

About everything and something else.

Abuse does not invalidate usefulness.

According to the nature of his sin shall a man be punished.

Acting in concert, like the oil-merchants in the Velabrum.

Acting is the forte of all their race.

Add not fire to fire.

After clouds sunshine.

After darkness comes light.

After the manner of Mandrabulus [i.e., going from worse to worse].