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Proverbial Wisdom II (Posted on 2012-09-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each of the following consists of a proverb with all its vowels, spaces and punctuations removed. The remaining letters have been broken into groups of four. Restore the vowels, spaces and necessary punctuations to find each of the proverbs.
  1. fthw lthf thwr ldch hssm chst hytk
  2. mnyl ssmn gsfs tthr ghth mrkt
  3. hwhp ysth pprc llst htn
  4. flnd hsmn yrsn prtd
  5. vryc ldhs slvr lnng
  6. whnt hcts wyth mcwl lply
  7. bsnc mkst hhrt grwf ndr
  8. bttr msnt hptt hnnm ttll
  9. mnsk nwnb ythc mpny hkps
  10. symk yrbd syms tlnt
  11. bdwr kmnl wysb lmsh stls
  12. brdn hnds wrth twnt hbsh
  13. dscr tnst hbtt rprt fvlr
  14. tkth gdst hgds prvd

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1. f th wlth f th wrld ch hs s mch s thy tk<o:p></o:p>

of the wealth of the world, each has as much as they take<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

2. mnylss mn gs fst thrgh th mrkt<o:p></o:p>

a moneyless man goes through the market<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

3. h wh pys th ppr clls th tn<o:p></o:p>

he who pays the piper calls the tune<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

4. fl nd hs mny r sn prtd<o:p></o:p>

a fool and his money are soon parted<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

5. vry cld hs slvr lnng<o:p></o:p>

every cloud has a silver lining<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

6. whn th cts wy th mc wll ply<o:p></o:p>

when the cats away, the mice will play<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

7. bsnc mks th hrt grw fndr<o:p></o:p>

absence makes the heart grow fonder<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

8. bttr ms n th pt thn n mt t ll<o:p></o:p>

better a mouse in the pot than no meat at all<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

9. mn s knwn by th cmpny h kps<o:p></o:p>

a man is known by the company he keeps <o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

10. s y mk yr bd s y mst l n t<o:p></o:p>

as you make your bed, so you must lie in it<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

11. bd wrkmn lwys blms hs tls<o:p></o:p>

a bad workmanalways blames his tools<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

12. brd n hnd s wrth tw n th bsh<o:p></o:p>

a bird in hand is worth two in the bush<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

13. dscrtn s th bttr prt f vlr<o:p></o:p>

Discretion is the better part of valour<o:p></o:p>

<o:p> </o:p>

14. tk th gds th gds prvd<o:p></o:p>

take the goods the gods provide<o:p></o:p>

  Posted by Syzygy on 2012-09-26 09:27:03
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