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1: Oaks may fall when reeds stand the storm.
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2: Of two evils choose the least.
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3: Old birds are not caught with chaff.
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4: Old friends and old wine are best.
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5: On Shank’s mare.
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6: Once bitten, twice shy.
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7: Once is no rule (custom).
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8: One beats the bush, and another catches the bird.
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9: One chick keeps a hen busy.
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10: One day honey, one day onion
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11: One drop of poison infects the whole tun of wine.
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12: One fire drives out another.
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13: One good turn deserves another.
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14: One law for the rich, and another for the poor.
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15: One lie makes many.
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16: One link broken, the whole chain is broken.
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17: One man, no man.
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18: One man’s meat is another man’s poison.
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19: One scabby sheep will mar a whole flock.
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20: One swallow does not make a summer.
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21: One today is worth two tomorrows.
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22: Open not your door when the devil knocks.
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23: Opportunity makes the thief.
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24: Out of sight, out of mind.
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25: Out of the frying-pan into the fire.
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