579 British Proverbs.1. A bad shearer never had a good sickle.
2. A beggar can never be bankrupt.
3. A black plum is as sweet as a white.
4. A cat has nine lives.
5. A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
6. A cheerful wife is a joy of life.
7. A child's service is little, yet he is no little fool that despises it.
8. A crown is no cure for the headache.
9. A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.
10. A fair wife and a frontier castle breed quarrels.