Index of English Proverbs found in Liblib

–              approx. The devil you know is better than the devil you don’t, p. 7

–              No good deed goes unpunished,P.7

–              approx. Let’s get everything out on the table./Now everything’s out on the table,P.8

–              Absence makes the heart grow fonder, p.8

–              Move on and don’t look back, p.8

–              The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, P.9

Like father like son.

–              approx. The game is not worth the candle, p.10

–              What’s bred in the bone will come out in the flesh,p.10

The child of a frog is a frog. (Japanese proverb)

approx. The apple never falls far from the tree.

–              Get him before he gets you, p.10

The best defense is a good offense.

–              After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile,p.11

–              the blind leading the blind, p.11

–              You can’t fight fate,p.11

–              approx. A son is a son till he gets him a wife; a daughter’s a daughter all of her life,p.11

–              Eat drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die,p.12

Seize the day./Carpe diem.

Live for the moment.

–              Do as I say not as I do,p.12

–              Sitting there silently passing judgment,p.12

–              There will be trouble if the cobbler starts making pies,p.14

Never send a boy to do a man’s job.

–              Between a rock and a hard place, p.14

Damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

–              Every why hath its wherefore, p.15

There’s reason in all things.

–              Obey orders, if you break owners,p.15

–              When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, p.16

–              Choose your in-laws carefully,p.16

–              Years know more than books,p.16

–              God helps those who help themselves,p.17

–              Choose your neighbors carefully,p.17

–              They’ll be gone soon then you’ll have the house to yourself, p.18

–              Ignorance is bliss,p.18

–              approx. God will provide, p.19

–              All I get for my efforts is…, p.19

–              Kill the chicken to scare the monkey, p.20

–              You get what you pay for, p.20

–              Trust in God and keep your powder dry, p.21

Do the footwork and leave the rest to God.

–              Virtue is its own reward, p.21

–              Do your best and let God do the rest, p.21

Do the footwork and leave the results to God.

–              You’re nothing but trouble, p.22

You’re bad news.

–              The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, p.22

–              approx. Take a stand!/Make a decision! P.22

–              Like mother like daughter, p.22

–              The older the wiser, p.23

With age comes wisdom.

–              Spare the rod, spoil the child, p.23

–              Like mother like daughter, p.23

–              Life is tough, p.23

That’s life.

Life’s a bitch.

–              lazy good-for-nothing, p.24

–              The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away, p.24

–              Play it safe, p.25

–              Do right and fear no man, p.25

–              Don’t be a matchmaker, p.25

–              Divorce is a last resort, p.25

–              approx. Don’t speak until you know the facts, p.26

–              Reach for the stars, p.27

Hitch your wagon to a star.

–              Good things come to those who wait, p.27

–              When the cat’s away, the mice will play, p.27

–              You can’t beat government work, p.28

–              approx. Speak now or forever hold your peace, p.28

–              Never look a gift horse in the mouth, p.28

–              What costs nothing is worth nothing. (Dutch proverb), p.28

–              A hedge between keeps friendship green, p.29

–              Live together like brothers and do business like strangers, p.30

Between brothers, two witnesses and a notary. (Spanish proverb)

–              Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me, p.30

How quickly we forget!

–              If a man once fall, all will tread upon him. (Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia), p.31

–              If wishes were horses, beggars would ride, p.31

You can’t always get what you want. (Rolling Stones)

–              Mind your own business, p.31

Stay out of it.

–              Two’s company, three’s a crowd. P.32

–              The more you have, the more you want. P.32

–              Too many chiefs and not enough Indians. p.32

If two ride on a horse, one must ride behind.p.33

–              approx. Blood is thicker than water.p.33

–              approx. You can’t put an old head on young shoulders. P.33

–              A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, p.33

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.

–              No man is an island. P.34

–              Choose the lesser of two evils, p.34

Damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

–              It’s a small world. P.34

–              You can’t get blood from a stone, p.35

Sue a beggar and catch a louse.

–              What can a monkey know of the taste of ginger? (Indian proverb) p.35

–              approx. Cut your losses. P.36

–              The shoemaker’s child always goes barefoot. P.36

–              A golden key can open any door, p.36

Money is power.

–              approx. You can’t say I didn’t try, p.37

approx. I tried.

–              There’s a time and place for everything. P.38

–              He’ll come out of his shell./She’ll come out of her shell. P.39

–              approx. He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin. P.40

–              Approx. He that would the daughter win must with the mother first begin.  P.40

–              Birds of a feather flock together. P.41

–              Approx. Take it or leave it. P.41

–              Tomorrow is a new day. P.42

–              Approx. Practice makes perfect. P. 43

–              Approx. you can’t fake intelligence. P.44

–              Be your own person. P.44

–              The hunter becomes the prey. P.45

–              The devil’s children have the devil’s luck. P.45

–              The devil looks after his own. P.45

–              Fortune favors fools. P.45

–              Straight from the horse’s mouth. P.46

–              The chickens are coming home to roost. P.47

–              Tomorrow’s another day. P.47

–              There will be other opportunities. P.47

–              Speaks of the devil… P.48

–              Approx. charity begins at home. P.48

–              Approx. there is no burnt rice to a hungry person. P.49

–              The outside reflects the inside. P. 49

–              Marriages are made in heaven. P.50

–              Hanging and wiving go by destiny. P.50

–              Contented mind is a continual feast. P.50

–              Approx. variety is the spice of life (when said as a justification for having more than one lover) P. 50

–              Better one house spoiled than two. P. 51

–              Approx. Halt = don’t get too hungry, too angry, too lonely, or too tired. P.52

–              Approx. If you want something done right, do it yourself. P.52

–              Love is blind. P.53

–              A true friend will go to hell for you. An enemy will certainly try to send you there. P.53

–              What goes around comes around. P.53

–              Karma’s a bitch. P.53

–              Approx. don’t rock the boat. P.54

–              There is always a catch. P.54

–              You don’t get something for nothing. P.54

–              The fox preys furthest from his hole. P.55

–              Don’t bite the hand that feeds you. P.56

–              The devil’s children have the devil’s luck. P.56

–              The devil looks after his own. P.56

–              Fortune favors fools. P.56

–              Paddle your own canoe. P.57

–              If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. P. 57

–              You go your way, I’ll go mine. P.57

–              Better a good cow than a cow of a good kind. P.57

–              Cheerful company shortens the miles.

–              Good company on the road is the shortest cut. P. 58

–              Never spend the principal. P.58

–              Don’t start a fight you can’t win. P.58

–              If you can bite, never show your teeth. P.58

–              Approx. desperate times call for desperate measures. P.59

–              From the mouths of babes (come words of wisdom). P.59

–              Better be an old man’s darling than a young man’s slave. P. 59

–              He that will not when he may, when he will may have nay. P.60

–              Opportunity knocks but once. P.60

–              The best is the enemy of the good. P.60

–              Approx. don’t take it lying down.

–              Some people are just evil. P.60

–              Approx. one day he’ll appreciate me. P.61

–              Little boats should stay close to shore. P.61

–              Approx. keep an eye on him. P.61

–              Every man thinks his own geese swans. P.62

–              Brevity is the soul of wit. P.62

–              Few words are best. P.62

–              You’re good luck. P.62

–              No good deed goes unpunished. P.62

–              It’s all part of God’s plan. P.62

–              It’s all part of God’s plan. P. 62

–              God works in mysterious ways. P.62

–              Approx. love conquers all. P.63

–              Approx. love will find away. P.63

–              Don’t tip your hand. P.63

–              Play it close to the vest. P.63

–              He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount. P.63

–              It is easier to raise the devil than to lay him. P.63

–              Don’t start anything you can’t finish. P.63

–              Approx. now the truth comes out. P.63

–              You win some, you lose some. P.64

–              You can’t win’em all. P.64

–              The leopard can’t change its spots. P.64

–              Once a …, always a … p.64

–              Approx. blind chance sweeps the world along. P.66

–              You only live once. P.66

–              God never gives you more than you can handle. P. 67

–              God makes the back to the burden. P.67

–              He’s back to his old ways. P.67

–              You can drive out nature with a pitchfork, but she keeps on coming back. P. 67

–              The leopard can’t change its sports. P. 67

–              Approx. it’s a free country. P67

–              There’s a sucker born every minute. P.68

–              Diligence is the mother of good luck. P.68

–              Don’t cast your pearls before swine. P.69

–              The squeaky wheel gets the grease. P.70

–              Constant dropping wears away a stone. P.70

–              You can bear with your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?  P.70

–              Approx. the pot calls the kettle black. P70

–              He was all over me like a fly on shit. P.70

–              He was all over me like a fly on shit. P.70

–              He was all over me like a cheap suit. P.70

–              Like a fish out of water. P.71

–              Give a loaf and bed a slice. P.71

–              Drown not thyself to save a drowning man. P.71

–              In love with his own reflection. P.71

–              He’s full of hot air. P.71

–              The female of the species is the deadliest. P.72

–              Approx. hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. P.72

–              He knows how to make a buck. P.72

–              Approx. charity begins at home. P.72

–              … has nine lives (like cat). P.73

–              How quickly we forget! P.73

–              The river that forgets its source will dry up. (African Proverb). P73

–              Jack of all trades master of none. P.73

–              There are no atheists in the foxholes. P. 73

–              The danger past and God forgotten.  P73

–              He has his nose in everything. P.74

–              Amoocher, one who mooches off everyone. P.74

–              Useless. P.74

–              Approx. running around like a chicken its head cut off. P.74

–              can’t sit still. P.75

–              As cold as ice. P.75

–              As fickle as the wind.p.75

–              Goes whichever way the wind blows. P.76

–              There’s a time and place for everything. P.77

–              All that’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing. p 77

–              You can’t keep a good man down. P.77

–              So how’d it go? P.77

–              Today is my lucky day. P.78

–              There’s no more than one way to skin a cat. P.78

–              All roads lead to Rome. P.78

–              Give him an inch and he’ll take a mile. P.78

–              Silence means consent. P.78

–              Approx. lend your money and lose your friend. P.79

–              Approx. unwillingness easily finds an excuse. P.80

–              Approx. don’t throw good money after bad. P.80

–              Bow before no man. P.81

–              Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it. P. 81

–              Mind your own business. P.81

–              One thing at a time. P.82

–              Good fences make good neighbors. P.82

–              Try saying something nice for a change. P.82

–              Patience is a virtue. P.82

–              Patience is a virtue which few possess; some have a little, other have less. P.82

–              Good things come to those who wait. P.83

–              Peace is best. P.83

–              A good reputation is more valuable than money. P.83

–              Approx. to add insult to injury. P.84

–              Approx. look who’s talking. P. 84

–              Approx. the pot calls the kettle black. P.84

–              He that is down need fear no fall. P.85

–              The end justifies the means. P.85

–              Necessity knows no law. P.85

–              Necessity knows no law. P.85

–              Sometimes you just have to bite the bullet. P.85

–              Friends come and go, but family is forever. P.86

–              Approx. anything is better than being alone. P.86

–              Approx. How’s it go? P.87

–              Approx. this job has its privileges. P.87

–              The leopard can’t change its spots. P.87

–              Once a thief always a thief. P.87

–              Approx. came back empty- handed. P.87

–              Out of the frying pan, into the fire. P.88

–              Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden egg. P.88

–              Birds of a feather flock together. P.89

–              Turn it over. P.89

–              Let God handle it. P.89

–              He who laughs last, laughs longest. P.89

–              Haste is from the devil. P.90

–              Haste makes waste. P.90

–              Seldom seen, soon forgotten. P.91

–              Out of sight, out of mind. P.91

–              Promises, like piecrust are made to be broken. P.91

–              A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. P.91

–              Sound body is a sound mind. P. 92

–              A mind enlightened is like heaven; a mind in darkness is hell. (Chinese proverb). P.92

–              What goes around comes around. P.92

–              Payback’s a bitch. P.92

–              Don’t bite off more than you can chew. P. 92

–              Cut your coat according to your cloth. P.92

–              The things we do for love… p.93

–              Years know more than books. P.93

–              Experience is the best teacher. P.93

–              Knowledge and wisdom are far from being one. P.93

–              Knowledge is priceless. P.93

–              Approx. Knowledge is power. P.94

–              The student has become the master. P. 94

–              The student has become the master. P. 94

–              Approx. Cheaters never win and winners never cheat. P.95

–              Life is precious. P.95

–              Life is too precious… P.95

–              The chickens will come home to roost. P.96

–              They that dance must pay the piper. P.96

–              Coming from you, that’s a compliment. P. 97

–              Approx. the eye is bigger than the belly. P.97

–              He who findeth fault meaneth to buy. P.97

–              Money talks, bullshit walks. P.98

–              He who is absent is always in the wrong. P.98

–              A new broom sweeps clean. P.99

–              New lords, new laws. P.99

–              A drowning man will catch at a straw. P.99

–              You gotta do what you gotta do. P.99

–              When your neighbor’s house is on fire, take care of your own. P.100

–              Approx. An idle brains is the devil’s workshop. P.100

–              Focus on the task at hand. P.101

–              There are none so brain as those who will not see. P.101

–              Poverty sucks. (popular bumper sticker) P.101

–              A light purse makes a heavy heart. P.101

–              Approx. out of debt, out of danger. P. 101

–              You can take the boy out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the boy. P.102

–              Money makes the world go round. P.102

–              Haste makes waste. P.102

–              A backstabber. P.103

–              He’ll stab you in the back. P103

–              Never trust a thief. P.104

–              Kindness begets kindness. P.104

–              You never forget your first love. P.104

–              Every man thinks his own geese swans. P.104

–              Please your eye and plague your heart. P. 105

–              Save something for a rainy day. P.105

–              The Golden Rule: He who has the gold, makes the rules. P.106

–              Money is power. P.106

–              Money makes the world go round. P.106

–              The straw that broke the camel’s back. P.106

–              Approx. women love jerks. P.106

–              It takes two to tango. P.107

–              A mother can take care of ten children, but sometimes ten children can’t take care of one mother. P.107

–              Approx. children are certain cares, but uncertain comforts. P.107

–              I told you so. P.108

–              Approx. He’s gone off the deep end. P.109

–              He’s a totally different person. P.109

–              You have nothing to show for your efforts. P.109

–              Practice makes perfect. P.110

–              Few words are best. P.111

–              Brevity is the soul of wit. P.111

–              Violence breeds violence. P.112

–              Blood will have blood. P.112

–              In unity there is strength. P.112

–              A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. (Japanese proverb) P. 112

–              Every jack has a Jill.  P. 113

–              There’s someone for everyone. P.113

–              The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. P.113

–              To each his own. P.114

–              The road to hell is paved with good intentions. P.114

–              The streets of hell are paved with promises. P. 114

–              What the soldiers said isn’t evidence. P.114

–              Every dog is a tiger in his own street. (Indian proverb) P.115

–              Every beast roars in its own den (African proverb). P.115

–              Wishes won’t wash dishes. P. 115

–              If wishes were horses, beggars would ride. P.115

–              What goes around comes around. P. 115

–              To the Arabs, it’s all the same. P.116

–              Life sucks and then you die. P. 116

–              I’m stuck with you. P.116

–              Give it time. P.1117

–              People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. P.117

–              You snooze you lose. P.117

–              Time and tide wait for no man. P. 117

–              Fine feathers make fine birds. P. 118

–              Least said, soonest mended. P. 118

–              A shut mouth catches no files. P.118

–              Hunger calls. P.118

–              The company makes the feast. P. 119

–              When thieves fall out, honest men come by their own. P.119

–              While two dogs are fighting for a bone, a third runs away with it. P.119

–              A wise man changes his mind, but a fool never does .P. 120

–              There are none so blind as those who will see. P. 120

–              Approx. a word spoken is past recalling. P.120

–              Once bitten twice shy. P.121

–              A burnt child dreads fire. P.121

–              Your broke it, you fix it. P.121

–              I broke it, I’ll fix it. P.121

–              A good beginning makes a good ending. P.121

–              Well begun is half done. P. 121

–              Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his boots. P.122

–              The wearer best knows where the shoe pinches. P.122

–              Out of sight, out of mind. P.122

–              People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. P.122

–              What’s done is done. P.123

–              You can’t go back. P.123

–              Everything’s going to be OK. P.123

–              You know what you have to do, so do it.P.124

–              Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know. P.124

–              Do whatever, it takes. P.125

–              The end justifies the means. P.125

–              Turned out to be a wolf in sheep’s clothing. P.125

–              Approx. there’s no place like home. P.126

–              Approx. he who wants to be happy stays at home. (Greek proverb). P.126

–              Approx. A man’s home is his castle. P.126

–              Approx.  Fight fire with fire. P.126

–              The early bird gets the worm. P.126

–              A guilty conscience needs no accuser. P. 127

–              He who excuses himself accuses himself. P. 127

–              Approx. finish what you started. P.128

–              What’s done is done. P.128

–              This too shall pass. P.128

–              There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. P.128

–              The lone sheep is in danger of the wolf. P.128

–              A bad workman blames his tools. P.129

–              Grin and bear it. P.129

–              Approx. who won’t be ruled by the rudder must be ruled by the rock. P.129

–              Half a loaf is better than no bread. P. 130

–              Something is better than nothing. P.130

–              He’s speaking out of his ass. P.130

–              You have no idea what you’re talking about. P.130

–              Mind your own business. P.130

–              Never forget where you came from. P.130

–              If you can’t afford it, you don’t need it. P.131

–              Money burns a hole in the pocket. P.131

–              Money makes a man. P.131

–              Money is power. P.131

–              Money talks. P.131

–              Work hard and you shall succeed. P. 131

–              That’s / He’s / She’s out of your league. P.  132

–              Approx. Love begets love. P.  132

–              A word spoken is past recalling. P.  133

–              Faint heart never won fair lady. P.  133

–              None but the brave deserve the fair. P.  133

–              The squeaky wheel gets the grease. P.  133

–              Charity begins at home. P.  134

–              If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. P.  134

–              Approx. What one resists, always persists. (African proverb). P.  134

–              I’ll hit back twice as hard. P.  135

–              Approx. He who dose not works. P.  135

–              Neither should he eat. P.  135

–              As you sow, so shall you reap.  P.  135

–              What comes around goes around. P.  135

–              To hell with me if they don’t like it. P.  135

–              As you make your bed, so must you lie in it. P.  136

–              Approx. Now I’ve seen it all. P.  136

–              Don’t air your dirty laundry in public. P.  137

–              If you play with fire, you get burned. P.  137

–              When you play with snakes, you get bitten. P.  137

–              Approx. Tell not all you neither know, nor do all you can. P.  138

–              Approx. Think all you speak, but speak not all you think. P.  138

–              Each is worse than the other. P.  138

–              This too shall pass. P.  139

–              Approx. What’s few dollars between friends?. P.  139

–              One day you’ll appreciate me. P.  139

–              Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. P.  140

–              Bread always falls buttered side down. P.  140

–              We only hurt the ones we love. P.  140

–              Better one house spoiled than two. P.  140

–              They’re perfect for each other, made for each other. (When intended as negative comment on the two parties). P.  140

–              If you’re born to be hanged. P.  141

–              Then you’ll never be drowned. P.  141

–              Every man must skin his own skunk. P.  141

–              Paddle your own canoe. P.  141

–              Hasty climbers have sudden falls. P.  142

–              The bigger they come the harder they fall. P.  142

–              The faultfinder will find faults even in paradise. (Henry David Thoreau). P.  143

–              Approx. Blood is thicker than water. P.  143

–              Nothing ever pleases him. P.  143

–              Nothing is good enough for him. P.  143

–              Pride comes before a fall. P.  144

–              The more you get, the more you want. P.  144

–              You have to take the bad with the good. P.  145

–              Every rose has a thorn. P.  145

–              No pain, no gain. P.  145

–              Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. P.  145

–              Opportunity makes a thief. P.  146

–              An open door may tempt a saint. P.  146

–              Hope springs eternal. P.  147

–              If two ride on a horse, one must ride behind. P.  147

–              Don’t let the fox guard the henhouse. P.  148

–              Our paths will cross again. P.  148

–              Approx. It’s ill sitting at Rome and striving with the Pope. P.  148

–              The pitcher will go to the well once too often. P.  148

–              Appearances are deceiving. P.  150

–              Don’t judge a book by its cover. P.  150

–              All that glitters is not gold. P.  150

–              Approx. Hang with the winners. P.  150

–              Seek, and ye shall find.  P.  151

–              Better safe than sorry. P.  151

–              Caution is the parent of safety. P.  151

–              A contented mind is a continual feast. P.  151

–              Content is more than a kingdom. P.  151

–              As you sow, so shall you reap. P.  152

–              I cried because I had no shoes. P.  152

–              Until I met a man who had no feet. P.  152

–              The child is the father of the man. P.  152

–              As you are at seven, so you are at seventy. (Jewish proverb). P.  152

–              At seventy. (Jewish proverb). P.  152

–              Good things come to those who wait. P.  152

–              What goes around comes around. P.  153

–              No one was ever good enough for her. P.  153

–              She missed the boat. P.  153

–              Once a loser, always a loser.  P. 154

–              Paddle Your Own canoe.  P. 154

–              ٍStand on your own two feet.  P.154

–              Every Man must skin his own skunk.  P. 154

–              Approx. The proof is in the pudding.  P. 155

–              Approx. Put your money where your mouth is.  P. 155

–              Approx. Waste not, want not.  P155

–              Grouch; Sourpuss; has a dark cloud over him. P. 155

–              A wolf in sheep’s clothing. P.  155

–              A mother-in-law made of sugar still tastes bitter.(Spanish proverb). P.  156

–              God protects his servants. P.  156

–              Different strokes for different folks. P.  156

–              It takes all kinds (of people to make a world). P.  156

–              People can be so cruel. P.  156

–              Things could always be worse. P.  158

–              Nothing so bad but it might have been worse. P.  158

–              Approx. How many times do I have to tell you?. P.  158

–              If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a thousand times. P.  158

–              Every little bit helps. P.  159

–              He looks like such an angel when he’s asleep. P.  159

–              Don’t be sting with yourself. P.  160

–              What’s it to you ?. P.  160

–              Short term pain, long term gain. P.  160

–              In one ear and out the other. P.  160

–              If you live in the river, you should make friends with the crocodile. (Indian proverb). P.  161

–              The moment of truth has arrived. P.  161

–              A hungry stomach has no ears. P.  161

–              Our worst fears have come to pass. P.  162

–              III Weeds grow apace. P.  162

–              Approx. He’s too big for his britches. P.  162

–              Approx. The meek shall inherit the earth. P.  163

–              Fish and guests stink after three days. P.  164

–              Short visits make long friends. P.  164

–              To err is human, to forgive diving. P.  164

–              It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. P.  164

–              We’ll find out soon enough. P.  164

–              What’s the worst thing that can happen?. P.  165

–              The worst that can happen is … P.  165

–              To rain on one’s parade. P.  166

–              The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. P.  166

–              Here comes trouble. P.  166

–              Oh, woe is me!. P.  167

–              Don’t trust men any farther than you can throw them. P.  167

–              I don’t need your help. P.  168

–              Approx. He that marries for money will earn it. P.  168

–              Making a big deal Out of nothing. P.  168

–              Approx. Sounds like a broken record. P.  169

–              Still waters run deep. P.  169

–              Approx. … and all I got was this lousy t-shirt. P.  169

–              Approx. Selling a refrigerator to an Eskimo. P.  170

–              He’s all talk/full of hot air. P.  170

–              Approx. Clergymen’s sons always turn out badly. P.  171

–              The gods send nuts to those who have no teeth. P.  171

–              Approx. To hell with him/I have no use for him. P.  171

–              Old musicians never die. P.  172

–              Once an artist, always an artist. P.  172

–              Once a musician, always a musician. P.  172

–              The leopard can’t change its spots.  P.  172

–              A mouse may help a lion. P.  173