943 Irish Proverbs
- 1. 'every man to his fancy, and me to my own fancy,' said the old woman when she kissed her cow.
- 2. 'i see,' said the blind man when he was directed on his way.
- 3. 'my belly thinks my throat is cut,' as the hungry man said.
- 4. 'so near and yet so far,' said the man when the bird lit on his gun.
- 5. 'Tis afterwards that everything is understood.
- 6. 'Tis as hard to see a woman cry, as a goose go barefoot.
- 7. 'what a dust we kick up,' as the fly said to the cart wheel.
- 8. A barrel that contains the wine will retain the drop in its staves.
- 9. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
- 10. A blind man can see his mouth.
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