|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|Light boats sail swift, though greater bulks draw deep. Shakespeare.|| 1|
|Little boats must keep the shore, large ships may venture more.|| 2|
|Old as is the boat it may cross the ferry. Spanish.|| 3|
|Say what we will, do what we will, the boat goes but sorrily without oars. Italian.|| 4|
|Vessels large may venture more,|
But little boats should keep near shore.