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Proverbs containing the word Wall

The weakest goes to the wall

To 'go to the wall' is to be thrust aside. In the battle for survival it is the weak who suffer most.

The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest

Our neighbour's apples may be no longer and riper than our own, but always appear to be so. Even on our own tree the best apples seem to be... Read more →