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Sue a Beggar and catch a Louse; Many Hands make Light Work; [woodcut: well-dressed man scratches his head standing near a beggar with outstretched hat]
Fat Paunches make Lean Pates.
Give a Man Luck and throw him into the Sea;  Money makes the Mare to go;  Much falls between the Cup and the Lip.
Little Pitchers have great Ears;  Many talk of Robin Hood who never shot in his Bow.
Need makes the old Wife trot;  [woodcut: barefoot old woman hitches up skirts to cross a stream]
Better play at small Game than stand out;  Give him a Rowland for his Oliver.
Give him a Rowland for his Oliver;  Penny Wise, and Pound Foolish;  He that Reckons without his Host must reckon again.
Proferred Service stinks;  The Receiver is as bad as the Thief;  Reckon not your Chickens before they are hatched.
It’s neither Rhime nor Reason; What is got over the Devil’s Back will be spent under his Belly.
To buy a Pig in a poke;  Robin Hood’s Pennyworths;  He looks one way and rows another.
A Rolling Stone gathers no Moss;  It is good to make Hay while the Sun shines.
Near is my Shirt, but Nearer is my Skin.
One Man had better steal a Horse than another look over the Hedge;  [woodcut: highayman with hat and cape leads a horse]
He makes a Rod for his own Breech.
The more Haste the worse Speed;  When the Sky falls we shall catch Larks.
’Tis too late to spare when all is spent;  One Swallow does not make Summer.
When the Steed’s stolen, shut the Stable Door.
After sweet Meat comes sour Sauce; [woodcut of stout man, seated, with bandaged foot]
A Shoemaker must not go beyond his Last
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
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