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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Hunting
 
A houndless man comes to the best hunting.  1
All are not hunters who blow the horn.  French, German, Danish.  2
Emperor huntsman, dynasty lost.  Chinese.  3
Game is cheaper in the market than in the fields and woods.  4
Good hunters track narrowly.  Dutch.  5
He that hunts others must run himself.  German.  6
He that hunts two hares at once will catch neither.  French, Dutch, German.  7
He who hunts with cats will catch mice.  Danish.  8
Hunting, hawking and love, for one joy have a thousand griefs.  9
One cannot hunt eels and hares at the same time.  German.  10
Our ancestors grew not great by hawking and hunting.  11
There is no hunting but with old hounds.  French.  12
They went out to hunt deer and roused tigers.  Hindu.  13
To hunt with unwilling hounds.  Latin.  14
 
 
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