28 Proverbs about Knave / Page 3
21. He that has no fools, knaves, or beggars in his family was begot by a flash of lightning.
22. An old Knave is na bairn.
23. Early maister, lang knave.
24. Never in speech with a foolish knave shouldst thou waste a single word.
25. Better kiss a knave than cast out wi' him.
26. Nane but fools and knaves lay wagers.
27. Set a knave to catch a knave.
28. A Presbyterian minister had a son who was made Archdeacon of Ossery; when this was told to his father, he said, 'If my son will be a knave, I am glad that he will be an archknave.'