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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Door
 
A creaking door hangs long on its hinges.  1
A door must be either open or shut.  French.  2
At a deaf man’s door it is all one whether you knock or not.  Modern Greek.  3
Beware of a door that has many keys.  Portuguese.  4
Every one sweeps before his own door.  French.  5
He that will make a door of gold must knock in a nail every day.  6
Let every one sweep before his own door.  German.  7
One door never shuts but another opens.  Italian.  8
Take care your tail don’t get caught in the door.  Italian.  9
The back door robbeth the house.  10
When one door shuts a hundred open.  Spanish.  11
When the door is low one must stoop.  French.  12
When one door shuts another opens.  Spanish.  13
 
 
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