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.
3. 'Tis a wise child that knows its own father.
4. 'Tis altogether vain to learn wisdom, and yet live foolishly.
5. 'Tis as necessary to him as gold weights are to a beggar.
6. 'Tis best woo where a man can see the smoke.
7. 'Tis day still, while the sun shines.
8. 'Tis too late to spare when the cask is bare.
9. 'Tis well that wicked cows have short horns.
10. 'Twixt the spoon and the lip, the morsel may slip.
11. A beggar's estate lies in all lands.
12. 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.
14. A blind man may sometimes shoot a crow.
15. A brilliant daughter make a brittle wife.
16. A brilliant daughter makes a brittle wife.
17. A burnt child dreads the fire.
18. A cat may look at a king.
19. A cat that meweth much catcheth but few mice.
20. A cheeky person owns half the world.