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|8. Better a half an egg than an empty shell. 9. Don't put all your eggs in one |
basket. 10. Eggs and oaths are easily broken. Dan. 11. Eggs are close things, but
the chicks come out at last. Chinese. 12. Eggs are put to hatch on chance. Fr. 13.
|Better a half an egg than an empty shell. 9. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. |
10. Eggs and oaths are easily broken. Dok. 11. Eggs are close things, but the
chicks come out at last. Chinese. 12. Eggs are put to hatch on chance. Fr. 13.
|An unlawful oath is better broken than kept. Rec. dist.: Ill. 1st cit.: 1481Reynard, |
The Fox, tr.Caxton, ed.Arber (1880). 20c. coll.: ODEP 585, Stevenson 1707:8. 2.
Eggs and oaths are easily broken. Rec. dist.: N.Y. 3. He who readily takes oath ...
|hour; in the meantime boil one-half dozen egg's hard, remove shells and cut in |
halves, placing in deep dish ; pour chile mixture over and serve. More chile may
be added if not ... Mrs. E. Pallett, Williams, Ariz. "Eggs and oaths are easily
|The Promise of Odin was, to Norsemen, the most binding of all oaths. As it was |
made hands ... Easy to make, promises are, it's said, 'like pie crusts, made to be
broken'. In fact promises can ... Eggs and oaths are easily broken. • A man apt to
|Oaths Office Oaths Eggs and oaths are easily broken. (Japanese) Vain oaths are |
the Devil's own language. (German) Obedience, Obey He that cannot obey,
cannot command. (Poor Richard) He who will not obey father, will have to obey ...
|"To have both the hen and the egg" is a variation on having one's cake and |
eating it too.* "Eggs and oaths are easily broken" bespeaks a somewhat cynical
and disillusioned age. The same might be said of the sentence : "He that buys
|“Bad is never good until worse happens.” “Eggs and oaths are easily broken.” “|
Fish and guests smell at three days old.” “Rusts consume iron, and envy
consumes itself.” Dutch Proverbs “There are no better masters than poverty and
|Eng: eggs and oaths are easily broken arelike pie-crust, made tobe broken Ger: |
leicht versprochen, leicht gebrochen Dan: eder og æg ere snart brudte Fr:
chacun peutêtre riche enpromesses promesse et l«effetilya grand trait wenn die
|Eggs and oaths are easily broken. 3. A man apt to promise is apt to forget. 4. The |
day obliterates the promise of the night. 5. Vows made in storms are forgotten in
calms. 6. Men may promise more in a day than they .vill fulfil in a year. 7 Words ...