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1386 Dutch Proverbs.



1. "Bad company," said the thief, as he went to the gallows between the hangman and a monk.

2. 'Tis a fat bird that bastes itself.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis a fat bird that bastes itself.

3. 'Tis a wise child that knows its own father.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis a wise child that knows its own father.

4. 'Tis altogether vain to learn wisdom, and yet live foolishly.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis altogether vain to learn wisdom, and yet live foolishly.

5. 'Tis as necessary to him as gold weights are to a beggar.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis as necessary to him as gold weights are to a beggar.

6. 'Tis best woo where a man can see the smoke.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis best woo where a man can see the smoke.

7. 'Tis day still, while the sun shines.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis day still, while the sun shines.

8. 'Tis too late to spare when the cask is bare.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis too late to spare when the cask is bare.

9. 'Tis well that wicked cows have short horns.. Dutch Proverb. 'Tis well that wicked cows have short horns.

10. 'Twixt the spoon and the lip, the morsel may slip.. Dutch Proverb. 'Twixt the spoon and the lip, the morsel may slip.

11. A beggar's estate lies in all lands.. Dutch Proverb. A beggar's estate lies in all lands.

12. A beggar's hand is a bottomless basket.. Dutch Proverb. A beggar's hand is a bottomless basket.

13. A bird never flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food.. Dutch Proverb. A bird never flew so high but it had to come to the ground for food.

14. A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.. Dutch Proverb. A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.

15. A brilliant daughter make a brittle wife.. Dutch Proverb. A brilliant daughter make a brittle wife.

16. A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife.. Dutch Proverb. A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife.

17. A burnt child dreads the fire.. Dutch Proverb. A burnt child dreads the fire.

18. A cat may look at a king.. Dutch Proverb. A cat may look at a king.

19. A cat that meweth much catcheth but few mice.. Dutch Proverb. A cat that meweth much catcheth but few mice.

20. A cheeky person owns half the world.. Dutch Proverb. A cheeky person owns half the world.

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