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An aching for wine--a wine-ache.

An ancient custom, not of to-day or yesterday.

An ape is an ape, though decked with gold.

An ape's an ape, a varlet's a varlet, Though they be clad in silk or scarlet.

An ape's an ape, a varlet's a varlet, though they be clad in silk and scarlet.

An ass is beautiful in the eyes of an ass; a sow in those of a sow; and every race is attractive to itself.

An eel, held by the tail, is not yet caught.

An elephant does not catch mice.

An empty vessel makes the most sound.

An evil comes from a neighbouring evil.

An evil conscience breaks many a man's neck.

An evil doer abhors the light of day.

An evil gain is equal to a loss.

An excess of caution does no harm.

An idle youth becomes in age a beggar.

An industrious life is the best security for food in old age.

An inquisitive man is always ill-natured.

An insolent lord is not a gentleman.

An object of pity even to a foe.

An old ape hath an old eye.

An old fox is not caught in a snare.

An old fox is not to be caught in a trap.

An old fox understands the trap.

An old lion is better than a young ass.

An old woman dancing makes a great dust. [Anything out of season is obnoxious.]