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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Sowing
 
After a bad harvest sow again. (Don’t yield to difficulties.)  Latin.  1
Do not abstain from sowing for fear of the pigeons.  2
Early sow, early mow.  3
He that sows his grain upon marble will have much hunger before harvest.  Arbuthnot.  4
He that sows in the highway tires his oxen and loseth his corn.  5
He that sows iniquity shall reap sorrow.  6
He that sows thistles shall reap prickles.  7
He who sows hatred shall gather rue.  Danish.  8
He who sows here shall reap hereafter.  Turkish.  9
He who sows his land trusts in God.  10
He who sows iniquity shall reap shame.  Danish.  11
He who sows little reaps little.  Danish.  12
He who sows money will reap poverty.  Danish.  13
He who sows peas on the highway does not get all the pods into his barn.  Danish.  14
He who sows thorns will never reap grapes.  15
He who sows well reaps well.  Spanish.  16
If thou woudlst have a good crop, sow with thy hand but pour not out of the sack.  17
If you sow thorns you will reap pricks.  Turkish.  18
Ill sowers make ill harvest.  19
Nobody sows a thing that will not sell.  Spanish.  20
Sow leaves in the mud and they’ll grow like wood.  21
Sow good works and thou shalt reap gladness.  22
The early sower never borrows of the late.  23
They have sown the wind and they shall reap the whirlwind.  Bible.  24
We must sow even after a bad harvest.  Danish.  25
Who sows ill reaps ill.  Italian.  26
Who sows thorns should not go barefoot.  French, Italian.  27
 
 
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