Than catch and hold while I may, fast binde, fast finde.
John Heywood (1497? - 1580)
Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. iii. 1546
Contributed by: Zaady
The cat would eate fish, and would not wet her feete.
Source: Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi. 1546
The fat is in the fire.
The greatest Clerkes be not the wisest men.
Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. v. 1546
The grey mare is the better horse.
Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iv. 1546
The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, As sages in all times assert; The happy man 's without a shirt.
Source: Be Merry Friends. 1598
The moe the merrier.
Source: Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. vii. 1546
The moone is made of a greene cheese.
Set all at sixe and seven.
Set the cart before the horse.
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