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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Cask
 
A cask is easily set rolling.  1
A poor cask often holds good wine.  Latin.  2
Every cask smells of the wine it contains.  Spanish, Portuguese.  3
The cask always smells of the herring.  French.  4
The cask can give no other wine than what it contains.  Italian.  5
The cask full, the mother-in-law drunk.  6
The full cask makes no noise.  Italian.  7
The fuller the cask, the duller the sound.  German.  8
 
 
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