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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Crow
 
A crow does not pick out a crow’s eyes.  Modern. Greek.  1
A crow is never the whiter for often washing.  Danish.  2
An old crow croaks not for nothing.  Russian.  3
Crows are black all the world over.  Chinese.  4
Crows are never the whiter for washing themselves.  5
Crows bewail the dead sheep and then eat them.  6
Crows do not peck out crow’s eyes.  Portuguese.  7
It is ill killing a crow with an empty sling.  8
It is not every hog that the crow will ride.  Danish.  9
Old crows are hard to catch.  German.  10
One crow does not make a winter.  German, Dutch.  11
The crow thinks his own bird fairest.  12
The crow when stripped of her borrowed feathers excites our laughter.  Horace.  13
The crow will find its mate.  Danish.  14
When the crow flies her tail follows.  15
 
 
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