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Proverbs containing the word Lay

All lay loads on willing horse

In the days when horses were much used for carrying burdens no their backs, the animals that gave the least trouble were given more work to do... Read more →

Kill not the goose that lays golden eggs

A Greek fable tells of a man who possessed a goose that laid golden eggs. Impatient and avaricious by nature, he was not satisfied with one... Read more →