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1. A bad beginning makes a bad ending.

2. A bad corn promise is better than a

good lawsuit.

3. A bad workman quarrels with his

tools.

4. A bargain is a bargain.

5. A beggar can never be bankrupt.

6. A bird in the hand is worth two in the

bush.

7. A bird may be known by its song.

8. A black hen lays a white egg.

9. A blind leader of the blind.

10. A blind man would be glad to see.

11. A broken friendship may be

soldered, but will never be sound.

12. A burden of one's own choice is not

felt.

13. A burnt child dreads the fire.

14. A cat in gloves catches no mice.

15. A city that parleys is half gotten.

16. A civil denial is better than a rude

grant.

17. A clean fast is better than a dirty

breakfast.

18. A clean hand wants no washing.

19. A clear conscience laughs at false

accusations.

20. A close mouth catches no flies.

21. A cock is valiant on his own dunghill.

22. A cracked bell can never sound well.

23. A creaking door hangs long on its

hinges.

24. A curst cow has short horns.

25. A danger foreseen is half avoided.

26. A drop in the bucket.

27. A drowning man will catch at a

straw.

28. A fair face may hide a foul heart.

29. A fault confessed is half redressed.

30. A fly in the ointment.

31. A fool always rushes to the fore.

32. A fool and his money are soon

parted.

33. A fool at forty is a fool indeed.

34. A fool may ask more questions in an

hour than a wise man can answer in

seven

years.

35. A fool may throw a stone into a well

which a hundred wise men cannot pull

out.

36. A fool's tongue runs before his wit.

37. A forced kindness deserves no

thanks.

38. A foul morn may turn to a fair day.

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