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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Daughter-in-law
 
A clever daughter-in-law cannot cook without rice.  Chinese.  1
As long as I was a daughter-in-law, I never had a good mother-in-law, and as long as I was a mother-in-law, I never had a good daughter-in-law.  Spanish.  2
Daughter-in-law hates mother-in-law.  German.  3
I say it to you, daughter, hear it, daughter-in-law.  Italian, Spanish.  4
I see by my daughter-in-law’s eyes when the devil takes hold of her.  Gallician.  5
My daughter-in-law tucked up her sleeves and upset the kettle into the fire.  Spanish.  6
 
 
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