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When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash is before the oak, then you may expect a soak.
      - [Proverbs]

When the old dog barks, he gives counsel.
      - (Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the ox falls, there are many that will help to kill him.
      - [Proverbs]

When the pear is ripe, it falls.
      - (German, Italian) [Proverbs]

When the pig has had a bellyful it upsets the trough.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the pirate prays, there is great danger.
      - [Proverbs]

When the pot boils over it cooleth itself.
      - [Proverbs]

When the prior plays cards, what will the monks do?
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the rabbit has escaped, comes advice.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the river makes no noise, it is either dried up or much swollen.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the rooks are silent the swans begin to sing.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the root is worthless, so is the tree.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When the sack is full, it pricks up its ears.
      - (Dutch, German) [Proverbs]

When the sand doth feed the clay.
  England woe and welladay!
    When the clay doth feed the sand,
      Then it is well with England.
      - [Proverbs]

When the sea turned into honey, the poor man lost his spoon.
      - (Bulgarian) [Proverbs]

When the shepherd strays, the sheep stray.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the ship has sunk everyone knows how she might have been saved.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the sky falls we'll all catch larks.
      - (Irish) [Proverbs]

When the soul hungers, even bitter things taste sweet.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When the Spaniard sings, he is either mad or has no money.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the spleen increases, the body diminishes.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the steed is stolen, you shut the stable door.
      - [Proverbs]

When the stomach is full the heart is glad.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the summer is winter, and the winter is summer, it is a sorry year.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the sun is highest he casts the least shadow.
      - [Proverbs]

When the sun sets bright and clear,
  An easterly wind you need not fear.
      - [Proverbs]

When the sun sets in a bank,
  A westerly wind we shall not want.
      - [Proverbs]

When the sun shines on thee, thou needest not care for the moon.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the tale of bricks is doubled, then comes Moses.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When the tale of bricks is doubled, then Moses makes his appearance.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When the tiger kills, the jackal profits.
      - (Afghan) [Proverbs]

When the time comes, even a rat becomes a tiger.
      - (Japanese) [Proverbs]

When the tree dies, the grass underneath withers.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When the tree falls every one runs to cut boughs.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the tree falls every one runs to gather sticks.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the tree falls, any child can climb it.
      - (Vietnamese) [Proverbs]

When the tree falls, the shadow flies.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When the tree is down every one runs to it with a hatchet to cut wood.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the tree is down everybody runs to the branches.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the tree is fallen every one runs to it with his axe.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When the tree is fallen, every one goeth to it with his hatchet.
      - [Proverbs]

When the tree waves, wind is stirring.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When the waggon is tilting everybody gives it a shove.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the war is over then comes help.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

When the will is prompt the legs are nimble.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the wind is in the east
  It's good for neither man nor beast.
      - [Proverbs]

When the wind is in the east, 'tis neither good for man nor beast.
      - [Proverbs]

When the wind is in the north
  The skilful fisher goes not forth.
      - [Proverbs]

When the wind is in the south
  It blows the bait in the fish's mouth.
      - [Proverbs]

When the wind is in the west
  The weather is at the best.
      - [Proverbs]


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