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Proverbs containing the word Curse

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost

Here 'come home to roost' means 'recoil upon the originator', just as when a stone thrown up into the air comes down on the head of the thrower.... Read more →

Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it

In this life we either have too little of what we do want, or too much of what we don't want or can't use. The same thought is to be found in... Read more →