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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Bride
 
A bonny bride is soon buskit.  Scotch.  1
A rich bride goes young to the church.  German.  2
A sad bride makes a glad wife.  Dutch.  3
All is well, for if the bride has not fair hair she has a fair skin.  Dutch.  4
At the wedding feast the least eater is the bride.  Spanish.  5
Happy is the bride the sun shines on,
And the corpse the rain rains on.
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He that has luck leads the bride to church.  Dutch.  7
He that is an enemy of the bride does not speak well of the wedding.  Spanish.  8
He who has the luck brings home the bride.  German.  9
How shall the enemy of the bride speak well of the wedding.  Spanish.  10
The weeping bride makes a laughing wife.  German.  11
There’s no handsome woman on the wedding day except the bride.  Portuguese.  12
 
 
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