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PROVERBIAL PHRASE
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A bad heart and a good stomach.
      - (French) [Proverbial Phrases]

A barking stomach.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A candle under a bushel. [Unrevealed merit or skill.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A chip of the old block.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A chip off the old block.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A cold hand and a warm heart.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A dancing pig.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A deity or a devil. [Either greater or less than man.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A divining rod.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A dog returned to his vomit. [Going back to bad habits.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A foxy tongue. [Cunning speech. Crafty arguments.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A frog in a well-shaft seeing the sky.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbial Phrases]

A greater chatterbox than a raven.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A grove [so called because you cannot see into it.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A hair of the dog that bit you.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A head without a tongue.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A king or a donkey.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A magpie aping a Syren!
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A man is known by the Company he joins.
  Bad communication trenches corrupt good manners.
    Never look a gift gun in the mouth.
      A drop of oil in time saves time.
        One swallow doesn't make a rum issue.
          Where there's a war there's a way.
      - popular in World War I, origin about 1917
        [War]

A man of three letters.
  [Lat., Homo trium literarum.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases : Thieves]

A mere voice, and nothing more.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A necessary evil. [e.g., a wife.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A Nero at home, a Cato abroad.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A noisy useless fellow.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A partnership with a lion. [The lion takes all.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A passing remark.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A pretty kettle of fish.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A proud man who will not bend the knee.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A reproach to the doctors. [An incurable malady.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A Roland for an Oliver.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A rope of sand.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A sardonic laugh. [An unnatural laugh.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A scraped writing tablet.
  [Lat., Tabula rasa.]
      - (Latin) [Beginnings : Proverbial Phrases]

A self-conceited fellow.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A snail's gallop.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A storm in a teacup.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A three-halfpenny fellow.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

A triton among minnows.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A white elephant.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

A wolf in his belly.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Admiring himself like a peacock.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

After the fashion of a mouse. [i.e., living off others.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

After this; therefore on account of this.
  [Lat., Post hoc; ergo propter hoc.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

All leaf and no fruit.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

Always ready.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

An ambassador without authority.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

An amen clerk.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

An ass in a lion's hide.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

An ass in the skin of a lion.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

An ill-assorted couple.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]


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