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Ill vessels seldom miscarry.
think there is bacon, there is no chimney. Mend your clothes, and you may hold out this year. Press a stick, and it seems a youth. The tongue walks where the teeth speed not. A fair wife and a frontier Castle breed quarrels. Leave jesting whiles it pleaseth, lest it turn to earnest, Deceive not thy Physician, Confessor, nor Lawyer. Ill natures, the more you ask them, the more they stick. Virtue and a Trade are the best portion for children. The Chicken is the Country's, but the City eats it. He that gives thee a Capon, give him the leg and the wing. He that lives ill, fear follows him. Give a clown your finger, and he will take your hand. Good is to be sought out, and evil attended. A good paymaster starts not at assurances. No Alchymy to saving. To a grateful man give money when he asks. Who would do ill ne'er wants occasion. To fine folks a little ill finely wrapt. To a fair day, open the window, but make you ready as to A child correct behind, and not before. Keep good men company, and you shall be of the number.
No love to a Father's.
a The Mill gets by going. To a boiling pot flies come not. Make haste to an ill way, that you may get out of it. A snow year, a rich year. Better to be blind than to see ill. Learn weeping, and thou shalt laugh gaining. Who hath no more bread than need, must not keep a dog. A garden must be looked unto, and dressed as the body. The Fox, when he cannot reach the grapes, says, They are Water trotted is as good as oats.
[not ripe. Though the Mastiff be gentle, yet bite him not by the lip. Though a lie be well drest, it is ever overcome. Though old and wise, yet still advise. Three helping one another, bear the burthen of six. Slander is a shipwreck by a dry Tempest. Old wine and an old friend are good provisions. Happy is he that chastens himself
. Well may he smell fire, whose gown burns.
of a Husband or Master are not reproached. Welcome evil, if thou comest alone. Love your neighbour, yet pull not down your hedge. The bit that one eats, no friend makes. A drunkard's purse is a bottle. She spins well that breeds her children. Play with a fool at home, and he will play with you in the Good is the mora that makes all sure.
[market. Every one stretcheth his legs according to his coverlet. Autumnal Agues are long or mortal. Marry your son when you will ; your daughter when you can. Dally not with money or women. Men speak of the Fair as things went with them there. The best remedy against an ill man, is much ground between The mill cannot grind with water that's past. [both.
. will not
Corn is cleaned with wind, and the soul with chastenings.
[nothing, for ever. Of all smells, bread : of all tastes, salt. In a great River great fish are found : but take heed lest
you be drowned.
you boil snow or pound it, you can have but water
Giving much to the poor, doth enrich a man's store.
[fire. A child's service is little, yet he is no little fool that deThe river past, and God forgotten.
(spiseth it. Evils have their comfort; good none can support (to wit)
with a moderate and contented heart. Who must account for himself and others, must know both. He that eats the hard, shall eat the ripe. The miserable man maketh a penny of a farthing, and the
liberal of a farthing sixpence. The honey is sweet, but the Bee stings. Weight and measure take away strife. . The son full and tattered, the daughter empty and fine. Every path hath a puddle. In good years corn is hay, in ill years straw is corn. Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing unto him. In life you loved me not, in death you bewail me. Into a mouth shut flies fly not. The heart's letter is read in the eyes. The ill that comes out of our mouth falls into our bosom. In great pedigrees there are Governors and Chandlers.
In the house of a fiddler, all fiddle.
[their house. Marry a widow before she leave mourning. The worst of law is, that one suit breeds twenty. Providence is better than a rent. What your glass tells you, will not be told by Counsel. There are more men threatened than stricken.