1609 English Proverbs
1. 'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
2. 'Tis money that begets money.
3. A bad penny always turns up.
4. A bean in liberty is better than a comfit in prison.
5. A bellyful is one of meat, drink, or sorrow.
6. A big tree attracts the woodsman's ax.
7. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
8. A black hen lays a white egg.
9. A black plum is as sweet as a white.
10. A blind man will not thank you for a looking-glass.