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When the beer goes in the wits go out.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the belly is full the mind is amongst the maids.
      - [Proverbs]

When the belly is full, the bones would be at rest.
      - [Proverbs]

When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
      - [Proverbs]

When the blind man carries the banner, woe to those who follow.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the blind man carries the lame man, both go forward.
      - (Swedish) [Proverbs]

When the cage is ready the bird is flown.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the calf is drowned they cover the well.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the calf is stolen, the peasant mends the stall.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When the cat and mouse agree, the grocer is ruined.
      - (Persian) [Proverbs]

When the cat is away the mice will play.
      - [Proverbs]

When the cat is gone, the mice come out to stretch.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

When the cat sleeps, the mice play.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the cat winketh, little wots the mouse what the cat thinketh.
      - [Proverbs]

When the cat's away the mice dance.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the cat's away the mice will play.
      - (Danish, English, French, German, Portuguese)
        [Proverbs]

When the cat's away the rats dance.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the cat's away the rats will play.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the cat's away, it is jubilee with the mice.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the cat's stomach is full, the rat's back is bitter.
      - (Haitian) [Proverbs]

When the cats fall asleep, the mouse rejoices and leaps from his hole.
  [Lat., Dum felis dormit, mus gaudet et exsitit antro.]
      - [Proverbs]

When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
      - [Proverbs]

When the child cuts its teeth, death is on the watch.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the child is christened you will have godfathers enough.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the clouds are upon the hills,
  They'll come down by the mills.
      - [Proverbs]

When the cock is drunk, he forgets about the hawk.
      - (Ghanaian) [Proverbs]

When the cook and the steward fall out we hear who stole the butter.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the cook is roasting for the butler, woe to the master's wine-cask.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the cord is tightest it is nearest snapping.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the corn is in the shock,
  The fish are on the rock.
      - [Proverbs]

When the corsair promises masses and candles, it goes ill with the galley.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the crane attempts to dance with the house she gets broken bones.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

When the cuckoo comes she eats up all the dirt.
      - [Proverbs]

When the cuckoo comes to the bare thorn,
  Sell your cow and buy your corn:
    But when she comes to the full bit,
      Sell your corn and buy your sheep.
      - [Proverbs]

When the cup is full, carry it even.
      - (Scottish) [Proverbs]

When the devil finds the door shut he goes away.
      - (French, Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the devil gets into the church he seats himself on the altar.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the devil grows old he turns himself hermit.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the devil is old he turns hermit.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

When the devil says his paternosters he means to cheat you.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the devil says his prayers he wants to cheat you.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the Devil was sick the Devil a monk would be,
  When the Devil got well, the devil a monk was he.
      - [Proverbs]

When the dog is awake, the shepherd may sleep.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

When the dog is down, every one is ready to bite him.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

When the dog is drowning every one brings him water.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the door is low one must stoop.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

When the fern is as high as a ladle,
  You may sleep as long as you are able.
      - [Proverbs]

When the fields yield not, the saints have not.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

When the flatterer pipes, the devil dances.
      - [Proverbs]


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