:: Proverbs by Origin: (Unknown Origin) (4808 Proverbs)
A black man is a jewel in a fair woman's eye.
A blate cat make a proud mouse. [A shy cat make a proud mouse.]
A bleating sheep loses a bite.
A blind leader of the blind.
A blind man's wife needs no paint.
A blow from a frying-pan blacks, though it may not hurt.
A blow with a reed makes a noise but hurts not.
A boaster and a liar are all one.
A boaster and a liar are cousins.
A bolt does not always fall when it thunders.
A bonny bride is soon buskit. [A bonny bride is soon dressed.]
A book that is shut is but a block.
A book that remains shut, is but a block.
A borrowed loan should come laughing home.
A bow long bent at length waxeth weak.
A bow long bent grows weak.
A bribe will enter without knocking.
A bridle for the tongue is a necessary piece of furniture.
A broken friendship may be soldered, but will never be sound.
A broken sleeve holdeth the arm back.
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