The 'wolf' is poverty. When a young couple marry without enough money to keep them in a manner to which they have become accustomed, this is... Read more →
Proverbs containing the word Door
The ‘golden key’ is money, which overcomes for its possessors all the obstacles barring the way to poorer folk.
You cannot have it shut and open at the same time. You must have one thing or the other, so make up your mind which you want.
This had a literal meaning in the days when householders got rid of their refuse by throwing it out into the street. A figurative meaning,... Read more →