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" Better come at the latter End of a Feaft, than the Beginning of a Fray. "
A compleat dictionary English and Dutch, to which is added a grammar for ... - Page 285
by Willem Sewel - 1766
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Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs; Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient ...

Proverbs - 1732 - 297 pages
...than break. 883 Better break your Word, than do worfe in keeping it. 884 Better buy than borrow. 885 Better come at the latter End of a Feaft, than the Beginning of a Fray. S86 Better cry phy Sak, than phy Stink. 887 Better cut the Shoe, than pinch the Foot, 888 Better die...
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Critical, Historical, and Explanatory Notes on Shakespeare: With ..., Volume 1

Zachary Grey - 1754 - 326 pages
...fray, and beginning of a feaft, Fits a dull fighter, and a keen gueft.] Here the proverb is reverft. " Better come at the latter end of a feaft, " than the beginning of a fray." See Ray's Proverbs, entire fentences, p. 137. Mr. Philip Ma/enger, in the Ba/bful Lover, aút 3. Plays,...
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An English and Danish Dictionary: Containing the Genuine Words of ..., Volume 1

Andreas Berthelson - 1754
...Sub. klammerie, ▀ag imaal, traite. J To begin the fray, at begynde klammerie. Prov. Better to come to the latter end of a feaft than the beginning of a fray, bcdre at komme til ▀utningen af et Maaltid, end til Ixg ynJf/Jttt of et klammerte. % 'Jo part the...
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Proverbs; Or, The Manual of Wisdom: Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of the ...

William Fordyce Mavor - Maxims - 1804 - 146 pages
...but winning and lofing. Better to have a dog fawn on you than bite you. Better be envied than pitied. Better come at the latter end of a feaft, than the beginning of a fray. Better be the head of a dog, than the tail of a lion. Better Jo be idle, than not well occupied. Better...
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Remains Concerning Britain

William Camden - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1870 - 446 pages
...no flefh at all. Better fpare at brim than at bottom. Better to be happy than wife. Better coming to the latter end of a feaft than the beginning of a fray. Better to bow than break. Better to rule than be ruled by the rout. Better unborn than untaught. Better...
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