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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Like-to-like
 
Daws love one another’s prattle.  1
Every sheep with its like.  Don Quixote.  2
Jack-daw always perches by jack-daw.  Latin.  3
Let beggars match with beggar.  Ben Jonson.  4
Like and like make good friends.  German.  5
Like carpenters, like chips.  6
Like cures like. (Similia similibus curantur.)  7
Like draws to like, a scabbed horse to an auld dike.  8
Like plays best with like.  Danish.  9
Like pleases like.  Greek.  10
Like pot, like cover.  Dutch.  11
“Like-to-die” mends na the churchyard.  12
Like to his like.  Turkish.  13
“Like will to like” as the devil said to the coal-burner.  German.  14
Like will to like, be they poor or rich.  Dutch.  15
Like lies in the mire and unlikely gets over.  Scotch.  16
Owl to owl—crow to crow.  17
 
 
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