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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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John Heywood. (1497?–1580?) (continued)
    She frieth in her owne grease. 1
          Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
    Who waite for dead men shall goe long barefoote.
          Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
    I pray thee let me and my fellow have
A haire of the dog that bit us last night. 2
          Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
    But in deede,
A friend is never knowne till a man have neede.
          Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
    This wonder (as wonders last) lasted nine daies. 3
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. i.
    New brome swepth cleene. 4
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. i.
    All thing is the woorse for the wearing.
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. i.
    Burnt child fire dredth. 5
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. ii.
    All is not Gospell that thou doest speake. 6
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. ii.
    Love me litle, love me long. 7
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. ii.
    A fooles bolt is soone shot. 8
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iii.
    A woman hath nine lives like a cat. 9
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iv.
    A peny for your thought. 10
          Proverbes. Part ii. Chap. iv.
Note 1.
See Chaucer, Quotation 28. [back]
Note 2.
In old receipt books we find it invariably advised that an inebriate should drink sparingly in the morning some of the same liquor which he had drunk to excess over-night. [back]
Note 3.
See Chaucer, Quotation 48. [back]
Note 4.
Ah, well I wot that a new broome sweepeth cleane—John Lyly: Euphues (Arber’s reprint), p. 89. [back]
Note 5.
Brend child fur dredth,
Quoth Hendyng.
Proverbs of Hendyng. MSS.

A burnt child dreadeth the fire.—John Lyly: Euphues (Arber’s reprint), p. 319. [back]
Note 6.
You do not speak gospel.—Francis Rabelais: book i. chap. xiii. [back]
Note 7.
Christopher Marlowe: Jew of Malta, act iv. sc. 6. Francis Bacon: Formularies. [back]
Note 8.
Sottes bolt is sone shote.—Proverbs of Hendyng. MSS. [back]
Note 9.
It has been the Providence of Nature to give this creature nine lives instead of one.—Pilpay: The Greedy and Ambitious Cat, fable iii. B. C. [back]
Note 10.
John Lyly: Euphues (Arber’s reprint), p. 80. [back]