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PROVERBIAL PHRASE
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Biter bit.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Blind man's holiday.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Blinder than a beetle.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Born of a white hen. [A lucky fellow.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Born with a silver spoon in his mouth.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

By fair means or foul.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

By hook or by crook.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

By main force.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

By the whole heavens. [As wide asunder as the poles.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Cabbage repeated.
  [Lat., Crambe repetita.]
      - (Latin) [Cabbage : Proverbial Phrases]

Cauld kail het again.
  [Cold cabbage warmed up.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Choose a Brabant sheep, a Guelder ox, a Flemish capon, and a Friezeland cow.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbial Phrases]

Club law.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Coals to Newcastle.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Companions in misfortune.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Consenting against his inclination.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Cousin-germans--quite removed.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Coyly resisting.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Crocodile's tears. [Hypocrisy.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Deaf to the voice of conscience.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Dignity in retirement. [Ease and dignity combined.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Dressed like a windmill.
      - (French) [Proverbial Phrases]

Enchantments to Egypt.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Enough and to spare.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Explaining what is unknown by what is still more unknown.
  [Lat., Ignotam per ignotius.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Fair words and rotten apples.
      - (Italian) [Proverbial Phrases]

Fearing his own shadow.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Fetters of gold.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Fir trees to Norway.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

From excess of caution.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

From home itself.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

From repose to tumult.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

From smoke to flame.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

From the beginning to the end of a feast.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

From the egg to the apple.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

From the egg to the apples.
  [Lat., Ab ovo usque ad mala.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Give and take.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Giving gold coins to a cat.
      - (Japanese) [Proverbial Phrases]

Hand and foot [with all our strength and resolution.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Happy as a clam at high tide.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Happy as a lark.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Harder than adamant.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Harmless lightning. [Impotent threats.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Hasten gently.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

He lives the life of a hare. [Ever in fear.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

He struts as valiantly as an English cock.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbial Phrases]

He throws a cloud over happiness. [A kill-joy; a mar-feast.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Ill-yoked.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Indulgencies to Rome.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Inquisitive and prone to gossip. [A Paul Pry.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]


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