|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|An estate inherited is the less valued. Portuguese.|| 1|
|Estates are landscapes gazed upon awhile,|
Then advertised and auctioneered away. Cowper.
|He has a good estate but that the right owner keeps it from him. (Ironically spoken.)|| 3|
|He that gets an estate will probably never spend it.|| 4|
|He who walks daily over his estate finds a coin each time. Hebrew.|| 5|
|It is a hard thing to have a great estate and not fall in love with it.|| 6|
|It is good to be near of kin to an estate.|| 7|
|Many would have been worse, if their estates had been better.|| 8|
|The bones of a great estate are worth the picking.|| 9|
|To the world no bug-bear is so great,|
As want of figure and a small estate. Pope.
|What is a great estate good for if it bring melancholy?|| 11|