|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A plough that worketh shines, but still water stinks. Dutch.|| 1|
|An ox and an ass dont yoke well to the same plough. Dutch.|| 2|
|De plough pint is close kin to de meal bag. African American.|| 3|
|Drive not too many ploughs at once; some will make foul work.|| 4|
|He that would by the plough thrive,|
Himself must either hold or drive.
|He who ploughs with young oxen makes crooked furrows. German.|| 6|
|If your plough be jogging, you may have meat for your horses.|| 7|
|Neer put the plough afore the owsen.|| 8|
|Plough deep and you will have plenty of corn. Spanish.|| 9|
|Plough deep while sluggards sleep,|
And you will have corn to sell and keep.
|Plough or not plough you must pay your rent. Spanish.|| 11|
|Take care of your plough and your plough will take care of you. German.|| 12|
|The plough goes not well if the ploughman hold it not.|| 13|