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Dumpy Proverbs Dumpy Books for Children #24

By Honor C. Appleton
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Table of Contents
  • The Dumpy Books for Children
  • DUMPY PROVERBS
  • ยท
    • HONOR C. APPLETON
    • THE DUMPY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
    • I.
      • Opportunity makes the thief.
  • Dumpy Proverbs
    • BY
    • Honor C. Appleton
      • Don't stop the plough to catch a mouse.
    • II.
      • Conscience makes cowards of us all.
    • III.
      • Disobedience brings its own reward.
      • Time and tide wait for no man.
      • You need not cry over spilt milk.
    • I.
      • Fine feathers make fine birds.
    • II.
      • Look before you leap.
    • III.
      • Those that laugh last, laugh longest.
      • Let sleeping dogs lie.
      • A miss is as good as a mile.
    • I.
      • Pride comes before a fall.
    • II.
      • There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip.
    • III.
      • It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
      • A watched pot never boils.
      • A stitch in time saves nine.
    • I.
      • Barefooted men should not tread upon thorns.
    • II.
      • Experience makes a man wise.
      • Misfortunes never come singly.
      • You cannot catch birds by throwing stones at them.
    • I.
      • Where there's a will there's a way.
    • II.
      • Appearances are deceitful.
      • The longest way round is the shortest way home.
      • Kissing goes by favour.
      • Transcriber's Notes:
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