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Call a spade a spade.
A cat has nine lives.
A cat may look at a king.
Catch your bear before you sell its skin.
Charity begins at home.
The child is father of the man.
Children should be seen and not heard.
Christmas comes but once a year.
Cleanliness is next to godliness.
Clothes do not make the man.
Constant dripping wears away the stone.
A constant guest is never welcome.
Courtesy costs nothing.
Cowards die many times before their deaths.
Cross the stream where it is shallowest.
Cut your coat according to your cloth.
Deeds, not words.
The devil finds work for idle hands to do.
The devil is not so black as he is painted.
Diamond cut diamond.
Do as I say, not as I do.
Do as most men do, then most men will speak well of you.
Don't change horses in mid-stream.
Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.
Don't cross a bridge till you come to it.
Don't cry before you are hurt.
Don't cut the bough you are standing on.
Don't empty the baby out with the bath water.
Do not kick against the pricks.
Don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
Don't make a rod for your own back.
Don't make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you.
Don't pour out the dirty water before you have clean.
Do not put all your eggs in the same basket.
Do not put new wine into old bottles.
Don't put the cart before the horse.
Don't tell tales out of school.
Do not wash your dirty linen in public.
A door must be either shut or open.
A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the farther of the two.
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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