Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.


A girl, a vineyard, an orchard and a bean field are hard to watch.Portuguese.

A girl draws more than a rope.Spanish.

A girl unemployed is thinking of mischief.French.

The girl as she is taught, the flax as it is wrought.Spanish.

The girl is the smallest portion of herself.Ovid.