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1609 English Proverbs.



1. 'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.. English Proverb. 'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

2. 'Tis money that begets money.. English Proverb. 'Tis money that begets money.

3. A bad penny always turns up.. English Proverb. A bad penny always turns up.

4. A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison.. English Proverb. A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison.

5. A bellyful is one of meat, drink, or sorrow.. English Proverb. A bellyful is one of meat, drink, or sorrow.

6. A big tree attracts the woodsman's ax.. English Proverb. A big tree attracts the woodsman's ax.

7. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.. English Proverb. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

8. A black hen lays a white egg.. English Proverb. A black hen lays a white egg.

9. A black plum is as sweet as a white.. English Proverb. A black plum is as sweet as a white.

10. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.. English Proverb. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.

11. A bold attempt is half of success.. English Proverb. A bold attempt is half of success.

12. A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture.. English Proverb. A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture.

13. A broken leg is not healed by a silk stocking.. English Proverb. A broken leg is not healed by a silk stocking.

14. A burnt child dreads the fire.. English Proverb. A burnt child dreads the fire.

15. A candle lights others and consumes itself.. English Proverb. A candle lights others and consumes itself.

16. A cast is not a catch.. English Proverb. A cast is not a catch.

17. A cat may look at a king.. English Proverb. A cat may look at a king.

18. A cat with a straw tail keeps away from fire.. English Proverb. A cat with a straw tail keeps away from fire.

19. A change is as good as a rest.. English Proverb. A change is as good as a rest.

20. A child may have too much of his mother's blessing.. English Proverb. A child may have too much of his mother's blessing.

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