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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Cloak
 
A cloak is not made for a single shower of rain.  Italian.  1
An old cloak makes a new jerkin.  Shakespeare.  2
Arrange your cloak as the wind blows.  French.  3
Fie upon a cloak in fair weather. (Ingratitude.)  4
From a praying young man and a fasting old one God preserve my cloak.  Spanish.  5
Have not thy cloak to make when it begins to rain.  6
There is no making a good cloak of bad cloth.  Spanish.  7
Though the sun shines leave not your cloak at home.  8
Under a good cloak may be a bad man.  Spanish.  9
Under a shabby cloak may be a smart thinker.  Portuguese, Spanish.  10
Under my cloak I command (or kill) the king.  Spanish.  11
When clouds are seen wise men put on their cloaks.  Shakespeare.  12
Where you lost your cloak, seek it.  Spanish.  13
 
 
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