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  • Call no man happy till he is dead.
  • Care killed a cat.
  • Cast not the first stone.
  • Catch not at the shadow and lose the substance.
  • Caveat emptor.
  • Charity covers a multitude of sins.
  • Circumstances alter cases.
  • Coming events cast their shadows before.
  • Comparisons are odious.
  • Conscience does make cowards of us all.
  • A contented mind is a perpetual feast.
  • The course of true love never did run smooth.
  • The cowl does not make the monk.
  • A creaking gate hangs long.
  • Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.
  • Custom makes all things easy.
  • Custom reconciles us to everything.
  • The darkest hour is that before the dawn.
  • Dead men tell no tales.
  • Death is the great leveller.
  • Desires are nourished by delays.
  • Desperate diseases must have desperate remedies.
  • The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.
  • The devil take the hindmost.
  • Discontent is the first step in progress.
  • Discretion is the better part of valour.
  • Distance lends enchantment to the view.
  • Do as you would be done by.
  • Do not cast your pearls before swine.
  • Dog does not eat dog.
  • Don't cry stinking fish.
  • Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.
  • Do not halloo till you are out of the woods.
  • Don't have too many irons in the fire.
  • Don't meet trouble half-way.
  • Do not quarrel with your bread and butter.
  • Don't ride the high horse.
  • Don't speak to the man at the wheel.
  • Don't take your harp to the party.
  • Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs.
  • Do not wear out your welcome.
  • Dying is as natural as living.

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