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Proverbs containing the word Silk

He that hath not silver in his purse should have silk in his tongue

A man without money cannot afford to offend those to whom he looks for financial assistance.

You cannot make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear

Dr Brewer had this to say: 'You must have the necessary materials of facilities before you can make or do what you are expected to ... A sow's... Read more →