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When Adam delved, and Eve span, where was then the gentleman?
      - (English, German) [Proverbs]

When ale is in, wit is out.
      - [Proverbs]

When all candles be out, all cats be gray.
      - [Proverbs]

When all fruit fails, welcome haws.
      - [Proverbs]

When all men say you are an ass, it is high time to bray.
      - [Proverbs]

When all men speak, no man hears.
      - [Proverbs]

When all other sins are old avarice is still young.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When all sins grow old covetousness is young.
      - [Proverbs]

When all sins grow old, covetousness is young.
      - [Proverbs]

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
      - [Proverbs]

When an elephant is in trouble even a frog will kick him.
      - (Hindu) [Proverbs]

When an observation by joke is true, it is out of place and ill-natured.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When an old dog barks, look out.
      - (Latin, Dutch, German) [Proverbs]

When an old man cannot drink, prepare his grave.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When anger blinds the eyes, truth disappears.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When anger comes, wisdom goes.
      - (Hindi) [Proverbs]

When apes climb high, they show their naked rumps.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When April blows his horn,
  It's good both for hay and corn.
      - [Proverbs]

When at Rome do as the Romans do.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When bale is hext, boot is next.
      - [Proverbs]

When blind leads the blind, both fall into the ditch.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When bredin split, enemies enter the gap.
      - (Darkovan) [Proverbs]

When bulls fight, woe to the frogs.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

When Candlemas day is come and gone,
  The snow lies on a hot stone.
      - [Proverbs]

When cat and mouse agree, the farmer has no chance.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When cats are mousing they don't mew.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When caught by the tempest, whatever it be,
  If it lightens and thunders beware of a tree.
      - [Proverbs]

When Christ was along, the devil tempted him.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When David grew old he sang pious psalms.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When dirt comes to honour it know not what to be.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When drink enters, wisdom departs.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When drink is in, wit is out.
      - [Proverbs]

When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
      - (Vietnamese) [Proverbs]

When eating bamboo sprouts, remember the man who planted them.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When elephant steps on a trap, no more trap.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When elephants fight, it is the grass who suffers.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When every man gets his own the devil gets nothing.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When every one minds his own business the work is done.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When every one says you are an ass, bray.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When every one sees that you are a pig, why don't you go into the sty?
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When everybody says you are drunk, go to sleep.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When fire and water are at war, it is the fire that loses.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When flatterers meet the devil goes to dinner.
      - [Proverbs]

When flies swarm in March, sheep come to their death.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When fools go to market the huckster gets money.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When fools go to market, pedlars make money.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When fortune calls, offer her a chair.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

When fortune comes, open your doors.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When fortune deserts us, our friends are nowhere.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When fortune knocks, open the door.
      - (German) [Proverbs]


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