1492 Danish Proverbs
- 1. "Almost a hit," said the boy as he threw the stone at his dog and hit his stepmother's leg.
- 2. "Fie upon thee, how black thou art!" said the kettle to the saucepan.
- 3. "I am a judge of cresses," said the peasant, as he was eating hemlock.
- 4. "I'll go myself," and "I'll see to it," are two good servants on a farm.
- 5. "If `almost' did not exist," said the woman, "than I would have shot a hare."
- 6. "It is easy to work with a good comb," said the devil, when he combed his mother's hair with a pitchfork."
- 7. "It is not for my own sake," said the fox, "that I say there is a good goose-green in the wood."
- 8. "It will come back," said the man, when he gave his sow pork.
- 9. "Ladies have ladies' whims." said crazy Ann, when she draggled her cloak in the gutter.
- 10. "Own kin are the worst friends," said the fox, when he saw the foxy dogs after him.
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