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The Dumpy Books for Children

CLOTH, ROYAL 32mo, 1/6 EACH
1.    The Flamp.
2.    Mrs. Turner's Cautionary Stories.
3.    The Bad Family.
4.    The Story of Little Black Sambo.
5.    The Bountiful Lady.
6.    A Cat Book.
7.    A Flower Book.
8.    The Pink Knight.
9.    The Little Clown.
10.    A Horse Book.
11.    Little People: An Alphabet.
12.    A Dog Book.
13.    The Adventures of Samuel and Selina.
14.    The Little Girl Lost.
15.    Dollies.
16.    The Bad Mrs. Ginger.
17.    Peter Piper's Practical Principles.
18.    Little White Barbara.
19.    The Japanese Dumpy Book.
20.    Towlocks and His Wooden Horse.
21.    The Three Little Foxes.
22.    The Old Man's Bag.
23.    The Three Goblins.
24.    Dumpy Proverbs.
25.    More Dollies.
26.    Little Yellow Wang-lo.
27.    Plain Jane.
28.    The Sooty Man.
29.    Fishy-Winkle.

A Cloth Case to contain Twelve Volumes can be had, price 2s. net; or the First Twelve Volumes in Case, price £1 net.

London: GRANT RICHARDS,
48, Leicester Square.

DUMPY
PROVERBS

·

HONOR C. APPLETON


THE DUMPY BOOKS
FOR CHILDREN








24. Dumpy Proverbs

SIR JOSEPH CAUSTON & SONS LIMITED LONDON

I. Opportunity makes the
thief.

I.

Opportunity makes the thief.

Dumpy Proverbs

BY

Honor C. Appleton

ILLUSTRATED
IN COLOURS




LONDON:
GRANT RICHARDS
1903

[6]

Don't stop the plough to catch a mouse.

Don't stop the plow to catch a mouse

[7]
[10]

Conscience makes cowards of us all

II.

Conscience makes cowards of us all.

III.

Disobedience brings its own reward.

Disobedience brings its own reward

[15]
[18]

Time and tide wait for no man.

Time and tide wait for no man.

You need not cry over spilt milk.

You need not cry over spilt milk.

[23]
[26]

Fine feathers make fine birds.

I.

Fine feathers make fine birds.

II.

Look before you leap.

Look before you leap.

[31]
[31]

Those that laugh last, laugh longest.

III.

Those that laugh last, laugh longest.

Let sleeping dogs lie.

Let sleeping dogs lie.

[39]
[42]

A miss is as good as a mile.

A miss is as good as a mile.

I.

Pride comes before a fall.

Pride comes before a fall.

[47]
[50]

There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip.

II.

There's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip.

[55]

III.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.

[58]

A watched pot never boils.

A watched pot never boils.

A stitch in time saves nine.

A stitch in time saves nine.

[63]
[66]

Barefooted men should not tread upon thorns.

I.

Barefooted men should not tread upon thorns.

[71]

II.

Experience makes a man wise.

Experience makes a man wise.

[74]

Misfortunes never come singly.

Misfortunes never come singly.

[79]

You cannot catch birds by throwing stones at them.

You cannot catch birds by throwing stones at them.

[82]

Where there's a will there's a way.

I.

Where there's a will there's a way.

[87]

II.

Appearances are deceitful.

Appearances are deceitful.

[90]

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

The longest way round is the shortest way home.

[95]

Kissing goes by favour.

Kissing goes by favour.

Transcriber's Notes:

Obvious punctuation errors repaired.

Page number discrepancies are due to blank pages in the original text with the exception of the twice named [31] which was in the original text.

Produced by David Edwards, Emmy and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at http://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)