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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Butter
 
Boil stones in butter and you may sip the broth.  1
Butter is gold in the morning, silver at noon and lead at night.  2
Butter spoils no meat and moderation no cause.  Danish.  3
Butter’s once a year in the cow’s horn.  4
He must have plenty of butter who would stop everybody’s mouth.  Danish.  5
He who has plenty of butter may put some in his cabbage.  Danish.  6
It is dear bought butter that is licked off a wool comb.  Danish.  7
No butter will stick to his bread.  8
She looks as if butter would not melt in her mouth.  9
They that have good store of butter may lay it thick on their bread.  10
What is a pound of butter among a kennel of hounds?  11
 
 
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