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Corsair against corsair nothing is got but empty casks.

Covetousness bursts the bag.

Cow of many--well milked and badly fed.

Coward against coward, the assailant conquers.

Curses on accounts with relations.

Curses, like chickens, always come home to roost.

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.

Custom becomes law.

Custom in infancy becomes nature in old age.

Custom makes all things easy.

Dance to the tune that is played.

Debts are like children; the smaller they are the more noise they make.

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, or lawyer.

Deeds are love, and not fine phrases.

Desire beautifies what is ugly.

Discover not your silent money (i.e. your hoarded money) to anybody.

Discreet stops make speedy journeys.

Do not buy a carrier's ass, or marry an innkeeper's daughter.

Do not fret for news, it will grow old and you will know it.

Do not lose honour through fear.

Do not rejoice at my grief, for when mine is old yours will be new.

Do not steal a loaf from him that kneads and bakes.

Do not stuff your servant with bread, and he won't ask for cheese.

Do not tell your secrets behind a wall or a hedge.

Do not throw a stone at the mouse and break the precious vase.