Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.
A feast is not made of mushrooms only.
After a feast a man scratches his head.French.
Feast to-day makes fast to-morrow.Plautus.
Feast won, fast lost.
Fiddlers’ dogs an’ fleas come to a feast unca’d.
He that takes pet at a feast loses it all.
He who would enjoy the feast should fast on the even.Italian.
Small cheer and great welcome make a great feast.
The wedding feast is not made of mushrooms only.Spanish.
’Tis not clean linen only that makes the feast.