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PROVERBIAL PHRASE
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Let it be unsaid. [Let the observation be withdrawn.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a bull in a china shop.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a dying duck in a thunderstorm.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a hen on a hot griddle.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a house on fire.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a red rag to a bull.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like a toad under a harrow.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like as waves make towards the pebbled shore,
  So do our minutes hasten to their end.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like bees at geometry.
  [Lat., Ut apes geometriam.]
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like herrings in a barrel.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Like King Petaud's court, where every one is a master.
      - (French) [Proverbial Phrases]

Like water off a duck's back.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Lions at home.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Longer than a day without bread.
      - (Italian) [Proverbial Phrases]

More ancient than chaos and the reign of Saturn.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More changeable than Proteus.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More changeable than the chameleon.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More chaste than vestal's couch.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More have repented of speech than of silence.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

More naked than a post.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More naked than an egg.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More noise than wool.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

More noisy than laurel when burning.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More persuasive than the Syrens.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More prickly than a sea urchin.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

More silent than a statue.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

My better half.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Needlessly alarmed.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Neither a dumb barber nor a deaf singer.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbial Phrases]

Not even a trace is left.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Not from Cupid's quiver.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Not to be fit to hold a candle to him.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Not to be sneezed at.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Not worthy the snap of a finger.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Nothing to the point.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Now or never.
  [Lat., Nunc aut nunquam.]
      - [Procrastination : Proverbial Phrases : Time]

Old young, and old long.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Out of danger.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Out of the frying-pan into the fire.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

Out of the mire and into the brook.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

Out of the mouths of babes.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Owls to Athens.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Pepper to Hindostan.
      - [Proverbial Phrases]

Philosophers as far as the beard.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Prayers, but no pay.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

Praying to God and hitting with the hammer.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbial Phrases]

Punic faith. [Treachery.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

Slow and sure.
      - (German) [Proverbial Phrases]

Smoother than oil.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]

So ends all earthly glory.
      - (Latin) [Proverbial Phrases]


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