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Italian Proverbs

When the fox preaches, take care of yourselves, hens.

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Italian Proverbs

Where the devil cannot put his head he puts his tail.

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Italian Proverbs

Where the hedge is low everyone will cross it.

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Italian Proverbs

When a man has fallen into the mire, the more he flounders the more he fouls himself.

Dishonesty | Life | Life | Little | People | Reason | Self | Sense | Truth | Words | Think |

Italian Proverbs

When the cat's away, the mice will play.

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J. R. R. Tolkien, fully John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

Friendship with Lewis compensates for much, and besides giving constant pleasure and comfort has done me much good from the contact with a man at once honest, brave, intellectual--a scholar, a poet, and a philosopher--and a lover, at least after a long pilgrimage, of Our Lord.

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