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1012 Russian Proverbs.



1. "Your feet are crooked, your hair is good for nothing," said the pig to the horse.

2. 'Tis a hard winter when one wolf eats another.. Russian Proverb. 'Tis a hard winter when one wolf eats another.

3. A bachelor is never sent as a go-between.. Russian Proverb. A bachelor is never sent as a go-between.

4. A bad dancer always has trouble with his balls.. Russian Proverb. A bad dancer always has trouble with his balls.

5. A bad peace is better than a good quarrel.. Russian Proverb. A bad peace is better than a good quarrel.

6. A bad rumour flies on wings.. Russian Proverb. A bad rumour flies on wings.

7. A beaten one is worth two unbeaten ones.. Russian Proverb. A beaten one is worth two unbeaten ones.

8. A bird may be known by its flight.. Russian Proverb. A bird may be known by its flight.

9. A boat stands firmer with two anchors.. Russian Proverb. A boat stands firmer with two anchors.

10. A cat always knows whose meat it eats.. Russian Proverb. A cat always knows whose meat it eats.

11. A cross-eyed Tsar, one-eyed ministers, blind subjects.. Russian Proverb. A cross-eyed Tsar, one-eyed ministers, blind subjects.

12. A day is long, but a lifetime is short.. Russian Proverb. A day is long, but a lifetime is short.

13. A dog is wiser than a woman; it does not bark at its master.. Russian Proverb. A dog is wiser than a woman; it does not bark at its master.

14. A dog on the hay: will neither eat it himself, nor let others eat it.. Russian Proverb. A dog on the hay: will neither eat it himself, nor let others eat it.

15. A dog on the hay: will neither eat it himself, nor let others eat.. Russian Proverb. A dog on the hay: will neither eat it himself, nor let others eat.

16. A drawing man clutches at straw.. Russian Proverb. A drawing man clutches at straw.

17. A drop from every mug makes for a house for the barmaid.. Russian Proverb. A drop from every mug makes for a house for the barmaid.

18. A drop hollows out a stone.. Russian Proverb. A drop hollows out a stone.

19. A drop in the sea.. Russian Proverb. A drop in the sea.

20. A drop of water in the eyes of the Tsar costs the country many handkerchiefs.. Russian Proverb. A drop of water in the eyes of the Tsar costs the country many handkerchiefs.

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