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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Stomach
 
A full stomach praises Lent.  Danish.  1
A full stomach studies unwillingly.  German.  2
A sharp stomach makes a short devotion.  3
It is a difficult task to speak to the stomach because it hath no ears.  Cato.  4
It is the stomach that bears the feet.  Don Quixote.  5
No stomach is a span bigger than another.  Don Quixote.  6
Sharp stomachs make short devotion.  7
Small stomachs, light heels.  8
The stomach is a bad counsellor.  German.  9
The stomach is a shopkeeper that gives no credit.  German.  10
The stomach is easier filled than the eye.  German.  11
The stomach is master of all arts.  German.  12
The stomach makes the thief and murderer.  German.  13
The stomach rules the head.  German.  14
The stomach sharpens the senses and makes the head witty.  German.  15
When the stomach is full the heart is glad.  Dutch.  16
 
 
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