Dictionary of Proverbs (page 5/6)

[picture: The more Haste the worse Speed;  When the Sky falls we shall catch Larks.]

The more Haste the worse Speed; When the Sky falls we shall catch Larks.

[picture: 'Tis too late to spare when all is spent;  One Swallow does not make Summer.]

’Tis too late to spare when all is spent; One Swallow does not make Summer.

[picture: When the Steed's stolen, shut the Stable Door.]

When the Steed’s stolen, shut the Stable Door.

[picture: After sweet Meat comes sour Sauce; [woodcut of stout man, seated, with bandaged foot]]

After sweet Meat comes sour Sauce; [woodcut of stout man, seated, with bandaged foot]

[picture: A Shoemaker must not go beyond his Last]

A Shoemaker must not go beyond his Last

[picture: The Traceys have always the Wind in their Faces; To cut large Thongs out of another Man's Leather; Too much of one Thing is good for nothing]

The Traceys have always the Wind in their Faces; To cut large Thongs out of another Man’s Leather; Too much of one Thing is good for nothing

[picture: One good Turn deserves another;  He steals a Goose, and gives the Giblets in Alms.]

One good Turn deserves another; He steals a Goose, and gives the Giblets in Alms.

[picture: An old Dog will learn no Tricks; If you trust before you try, You may repent before you die.]

An old Dog will learn no Tricks; If you trust before you try, You may repent before you die.

[picture: Nothing venture, nothing have; Virtue which parleys is near a Surrender.]

Nothing venture, nothing have; Virtue which parleys is near a Surrender.

[picture: Well begun is half ended;  All is well that ends well.]

Well begun is half ended; All is well that ends well.

[picture: Many Words will not fill a Bushel;  The younger Brother the better Gentleman.]

Many Words will not fill a Bushel; The younger Brother the better Gentleman.

[picture: One scabbed Sheep marrs a whole Flock;  Tread on a Worm and it will turn.]

One scabbed Sheep marrs a whole Flock; Tread on a Worm and it will turn.


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