|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|The crab has not learned to keep his legs straight. Modern Greek.|| 1|
|The crab has stuck fast between two stones. (Said of a person in difficulty.) African.|| 2|
|The crab of the wood is sauce very good for the crab of the sea,|
But the wood of the crab is sauce for the drab, that will not her husband obey.
|The greatest crabs are not always the best meat.|| 4|
|You can never bring a crab to walk straight.|| 5|
|You look like a runner quoth the devil to the crab.|| 6|