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|Don't comb your hair if you are bald. Rec. dist.: Ont. 6. Don't wash your hair |
before you get the water. Rec. dist.: Ont. 7. Gray hairs are death's blossoms. Var.:
Hoary hairs are death's messengers. Rec. dist.: Ill. 1st cit.: ca1390Chaucer,
|Gray Hair A gray hair can sometimes appear on a young head. (German) Gray |
hair is a sign of age, not wisdom. (Greek) Gray hairs are death's blossoms. (
German) Grease He who greases his wheels, helps hisoxen. (Spanish) Great A ...
|English Proverb Give the devil his due. God help the rich man, let the poor man |
beg! God help the rich, the poor can look after themselves. Gray hairs are death's
blossoms. Haste makes waste. [Haste] Hasty love is soon hot and soon cold.
|... 129 French il commence a faire brun, 129 German das ist mir zu braun, 131 |
Gray English dimmed by no gray, 132 gray hairs, death's blossoms, 132 gray
looks, 132 gray nightmare, 132 gray ponderings, 132 gray renown, 132 gray
|By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory: the only object of respect |
that never can and never ... With heads silvered o'er with the gray hairs that the
poet has been pleased to call "Death's Blossoms," it is your happy privilege to
|A great ship needs deep waters. 727. Green wood. Green wood makes a hot fire. |
728. Green wound. A green wound is soon healed. 729. Green winter. A green
winter makes a fat churchyard. 730. Grey hairs. Gray hairs are death's blossoms.
|Gray and green make the worst medley. Turpc sencx miles, turpe senilis am*r. |
Ovid. An old letcher is compared to an onion, or leek, which hath a white head
but a green tail. Gray hairs arc death's blossoms. Great gifts are from great men.
|5.15) H31 Gray HAIRS are death's blossoms (2, 3) H86 A moist HAND argues an |
amorous nature (fruitfulness) (1) H 128 As idle as one may HANG together (? 1,2)
H 1 30 Better be half HANGED than ill wed (2, 3) H161 Set the HARE'S head ...
|A letter on his father's table, the next morning, announced that he had accepted a |
commission in a regiment about to embark for Portugal.-—Crraar.ss LAMB. C. S.
of. Gray hairs are death's blossoms. C. S. e. A mother tenderness and a father's ...