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He who shares has the worst share.-Spanish.
Spanish. He who stoops much, shows his posteriors.--Spanish. He who rises late neither hears mass nor eats meat.-Spanish. He that falls in the dirt, the longer be lies the dirtier he is. He is idle that might be better employed. He who will stop every man's mouth, must have a great deal
of meal. He who works in the market-place has many teachers.
Spanish. He that has no silver in his purse, should have silver on his
tongue. He that lives upon hope has but a slender diet.
He hath swallowed a stake, he cannot bow. · He knows not a bawk from a bandsaw.
He that died half a year ago is dead as Adam.
the king's service.
Spanish.-Quien quiere medrar, iglesia, o mar, o casa real. He that lends to all who will borrow, shows great good will
but little wisdom. He loves bacon well that licks the sow's breech. He sends to the East Indies for Kentish pippins. He that makes himself an ass, must not take it ill if men ride
He is not drunk for nothing, who pays his reason for his
rather boys and monkeys, are very imitative creatures. The King,
comfortable and philosophical costume !
He that knows not when to be silent, knows not when to
speak. He who doth not rise early never does a good day's work. He has the Bible in his hand, and the Alcoran in his heart. He speaks as if every word would lift a dish. He scratches his bead with one finger.
A Greek proverb, applied to persons of effeminate manners. He'd skin a louse and send the bide and fat to market.
Irish. He's like a bagpipe ; you never hear him till his belly is full. He hath made a good progress in a business, who hath thought
well of it before hand. He who has an art, has every where a part.
Ital.-Chi ha arte, per tutto ha parte. He is miserable once who feels it, but twice who fears it be
fore it comes.-Eastern. He that spares when he is young, may spend when he is old. He who promiseth runs in debt.—Spanish. He that hears much, and speaks not all, shall be welcome both
in bower and ball.
Ital.-Parla poco, ascolto assai, e non falliri. He that buys a horse ready wrought, has many a pin and
nail for nought. The French say, ' Il faut acheter maison fait, et femme à faire. A
house ready made and a wife to make. He that laughs when he is alone, will make sport in
Jie till seven.
He is never likely to have a good thing cheap, that is afraid
to ask the price.-French. He who stumbles twice over one stone, it is no wonder if he
break his neck.--Spanish. He that canna mak sport should mar nane.—Scotch. He that has a great nose thinks every body is speaking of it. He's an ill boy that goes like a top, no longer than it is
whipt. He sneaks as if he would creep into his mouth. He wounded a dead man to the heart. He has ae face to God, anither to the devil. Scotch. He that by the plough would thrive, himself must either hold
or drive. Honey in the mouth saves the purse.
Ital.—Miele in bocca, guarda la borsa. Honours change manners. Hunting, hawking, and love, for one joy have a hundred
griefs.-Scotch. He who converses with nobody, is either a brute or an angel. He knows which side of his bread is buttered. He mends like sour ale in summer.
Idle folks have the most labour.
Written on the shop doors.
devote all your mind and attention to it. If you will not hear reason, she will surely rap your
If better were within, better would come out.
and send him of an errand.-Spanish,
shape of something to eat or drink, puts them the soonest in
motion. Industry is fortune's right hand; frugality, her left. If you wish a thing done, go; if not, send. If youth knew what age would crave, it would both get and
save. Imistress and you miss, who is to sweep the house.--Spanish. If you make money your god, it will plague you like the
devil. If the counsel be good, no matter who gave it. It is more easy to praise poverty than to bear it.-- Italian. In affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith but by
the want of it. If you be not ill, be not ill-like.-Scotch. If fools went not to market, bad ware would not be sold.
Spanish. It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright. Impudence and wit are vastly different. If you play with a fool at home, he'll play with you abroad,
Spanish, It is a pity that those who taught you to talk, did not also
teach you to hold your tongue. If you would make an enemy, lend a man money and ask
for it again. -Portuguese. It is too late to spare when the bottom is bare. Scotch. It is miserable hospitality to open your doors and shut your
countenance. It is a poor art that maintains not the artizan.--Italian, Jests, like sweatmeats, have often sour sauce.