Scottish Proverbs

Scottish Proverbs
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  1. " A child may have too much of his mother's blessing. "

  2. " A dry lent, a fertile year. "

  3. " A penny saved is a penny gained. "

  4. " A thistle is a fat salad for an ass's mouth. "

  5. " Better keep the devil at the door than turn him out of the house. "

  6. " Bring a cow into the hall and she'll run the byre. "

  7. " Cutting out well is better than sewing up well. "

  8. " Every fisher loves best the trout that is of his own tickling. "

  9. " He that has one sheep in the flock will like all the rest the better for it. "

  10. " He that loves law will get his fill of it. "

  11. "It is ill fishing if the hook is bare. "

  12. " Learn young, learn fair; learn old, learn more. "

  13. " Many haws, many snows. "

  14. " Never go to the devil and a dish-clout in your hand. "

  15. " Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper. "

  16. " One for sorrow, two for joy, Three for a girl, four for a boy. Five for silver, six for gold, And seven for a secret that must never be told. "

  17. " One may ride a free horse to death. "

  18. " The first dish pleaseth all. "

  19. " What baites one, banes another. "

  20. " When all fruits fails, welcome haws. "

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