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He that's afraid of wounds must keep from a battle.
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He that has a wife has a master.
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Quality without quantity is little thought of.
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The happy man cannot be ruined.
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Home is a pleasant word.
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As you make your bed, so you lie down.
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Change of masters, change of manners.
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Greedy folk have long arms.
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Sorrow and ill weather come unsent for.
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A young saint may prove an old devil.
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Of all wars peace is the end.
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Ill herds make fat wolves.
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He that hews above his head may have the chip fall in his eye.
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Never strive against the stream.
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Bare words make no bargain.
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Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.
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Yawning goes from man to man.
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Happy is she who marries the son of a dead mother.
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It is no sin to see wasters want.
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Better short and sweet than long and lax.
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He that's first up is not always first served.
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Better good sale than good ale.
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Ale sellers should not be tale tellers.
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Be a friend to yourself and others will befriend you.
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Spilled wine is worse than water.
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Good wares make a quick market.
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Seeing is believing all the world over.
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He that falls in the dirt, the longer he lies the fouler he is.
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Rich folk have many friends.
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Oppression will make a wise man mad.
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When the cup is full carry it even.
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It is ill to make an unlawful oath, but worse to keep it.
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He that's afraid of leaves should not come into a wood.
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Lads will be men.
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Where nothing is, the king loses his right.
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A wager is a fool's argument.
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Our sins and our debts are often more than we think.
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Be it better, be it worse, be ruled by him that has the purse.
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Good forecast makes work easy.
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Many a good tale is spoiled in the telling.
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