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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Goat
 
A lame goat will not sleep by day.  Spanish.  1
A piece of a kid is worth two of a cat.  2
An old goat is never more reverend for his beard.  3
By candle-light a goat looks like a lady.  French.  4
Goats are not sold at every fair.  5
If the beard were all the goat might preach.  Danish.  6
None ever saw a goat dead of hunger.  French, Italian.  7
The goat cannot well cover herself with her tail.  Spanish.  8
The kid that keeps above is in no danger of the wolf.  9
The lame goat does not take a siesta.  Portuguese.  10
When the goat’s foot is broken, then he finds his master’s door.  West Indian.  11
Where the goat is tied she must browse.  French.  12
Where the goat leaps, leaps that which sucks her.  Spanish.  13
 
 
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