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When the Steed’s stolen, shut the Stable Door.
All goes down Gutter-lane; As Wise as a Man of Gotham; As good as George of Green; [woodcut: stout man drinks from mug, holds saussage with a fork]
A Fool’s Bolt is soon shot;  Birds of a Feather flock together;  Out of the Frying-Pan into the Fire.
Curs’d Cows have short Horns; Much falls between the Cup and the Lip.  No longer pipe no longer dance.
Give him a Rowland for his Oliver;  Penny Wise, and Pound Foolish;  He that Reckons without his Host must reckon again.
A scan of blank paper for use in backgrounds (public domain)
A Shoemaker must not go beyond his Last
Brag is a good Dog, but Holdfast is a better;  The Belly has no Ears;  [woodcut: mouse by house perhaps made from candle with snuffer]
Need makes the old Wife trot;  [woodcut: barefoot old woman hitches up skirts to cross a stream]
One scabbed Sheep marrs a whole Flock;  Tread on a Worm and it will turn.
Near is my Shirt, but Nearer is my Skin.
One good Turn deserves another;  He steals a Goose, and gives the Giblets in Alms.
As you brew so you shall bake; Every bean has its Black; it is an ill wind that blows no body good
The more Haste the worse Speed;  When the Sky falls we shall catch Larks.
He makes a Rod for his own Breech.
Give a Man Luck and throw him into the Sea;  Money makes the Mare to go;  Much falls between the Cup and the Lip.
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.
’Tis too late to spare when all is spent;  One Swallow does not make Summer.
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