Sentence Examples


  • The Latin proverb has it that "Turdus malum sibi cacat"; but the sowing is really effected by the bird wiping its beak, to which the seeds adhere, against the bark of the tree on which it has alighted.
  • Proverbs chapter 16:11 "The Lord demands fairness in every business deal; he sets the standard."
  • A Russian proverb says: "What is written down with a pen cannot be hacked away with an ax."
  • Cox used to quote proverbs like "The Devil makes work for idle hands to do."
  • Have you ever heard this old proverb?

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