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Proverbs containing the word Pitcher

Little pitchers have long ears

Sometimes 'wide' is used instead of 'long'. A Little pitchers have long ears is an earthenware jug with two ears instead of a handle. They are... Read more →

The pitcher goes so often to the well that it is broken at last

This means that long-continued success ends at length in failure; and that long-continued impunity ends at length in punishment. However many... Read more →