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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Judging
 
As solemn as a judge.  1
Do not judge of a tree by its bark nor of a man by his exterior.  2
Do not judge of the ship from the land.  3
Do not judge of the ship while it is on the stocks.  Italian.  4
Do not judge of the dog by its hairs.  Danish.  5
Forbear to judge for we are sinners all.  Shakespeare.  6
From one you may judge of the whole.  Latin.  7
He is the best judge that knows the least.  8
He who is judge between two friends loses one of them.  French, German.  9
He who will have no judge but himself condemns himself.  10
“I am a judge of cresses,” said the peasant, when he was eating hemlock.  Danish.  11
Judge not of men or things at first sight.  12
Never judge by appearances.  13
Never judge peremptorily on first appearance.  Richardson.  14
The cold neutrality of an impartial judge.  Burke.  15
We wisely strip the steed we mean to buy,
Judge we in their caparisons of men?  Young.
  16
Well to judge depends on well to hear.  Italian.  17
Who judges others condemns himself.  Italian.  18
You cannot judge of a man ’till you hear his whole story.  19
You cannot judge of the wine by the barrel.  20
You can’t judge of the horse by the harness.  21
 
 
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