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1614 American Proverbs.



1. 'tis the taste that tells the tale.. American Proverb. 'tis the taste that tells the tale.

2. A babe is a mother's anchor; she cannot swing from her moorings.. American Proverb. A babe is a mother's anchor; she cannot swing from her moorings.

3. A bad broom leaves a dirty room.. American Proverb. A bad broom leaves a dirty room.

4. A bad man in Zion City is a good man in Chicago.. American Proverb. A bad man in Zion City is a good man in Chicago.

5. A beautiful face is a letter of recommendation.. American Proverb. A beautiful face is a letter of recommendation.

6. A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself to keeps his friends in countenance.. American Proverb. A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself to keeps his friends in countenance.

7. A bird is known by his note and a man by his talk.. American Proverb. A bird is known by his note and a man by his talk.

8. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.. American Proverb. A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

9. A bow too much bent will break.. American Proverb. A bow too much bent will break.

10. A boy is better unborn than untaught.. American Proverb. A boy is better unborn than untaught.

11. A brother may not be a friend . . . .. American Proverb. A brother may not be a friend . . . .

12. A burnt child dreads the fire.. American Proverb. A burnt child dreads the fire.

13. A cackling hen doesn't always lay.. American Proverb. A cackling hen doesn't always lay.

14. A calamity is often a blessing in disguise.. American Proverb. A calamity is often a blessing in disguise.

15. A carpenter is known by his chips.. American Proverb. A carpenter is known by his chips.

16. A cat has nine lives; for three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays.. American Proverb. A cat has nine lives; for three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays.

17. A child and a fool imagine twenty shillings and twenty years can never be spent.. American Proverb. A child and a fool imagine twenty shillings and twenty years can never be spent.

18. A clear conscience is a coat of mail.. American Proverb. A clear conscience is a coat of mail.

19. A clear conscience is a good pillow.. American Proverb. A clear conscience is a good pillow.

20. A contented mind is a continual feast.. American Proverb. A contented mind is a continual feast.

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