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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Pot
 
A cracked pot never fell off the hook.  Italian.  1
A little pot is soon hot.  Dutch.  2
Little pots soon boil over.  German, Dutch.  3
Many a good drop of broth is made in an old pot.  4
That which will not make a pot may make a pot lid.  5
The flawed pot lasts longest.  6
The pot boils best on your own hearth.  Danish.  7
The pot that boils too much loses its flavor.  Portuguese.  8
’Tis God’s blessing makes the pot boil.  9
When the pot boils over it cools itself.  10
While the pot boils friendship blooms.  German.  11
Who boils his pot with chips makes his broth smell of smoke.  12
You may cook in small pots as well as in large ones.  Danish.  13
 
 
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