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Proverb Proverb? Number Parallel structure? Rhyme? Alliteration? Archaic vocab./ unique express.? A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush yes 3 yes no yes yes: bush = wilds A day late and a dollar short proverbial 1 yes no yes no A few minuts of pleasure isn't worth a lifetime of trouble yes 1 yes no no no A friend in need is a friend indeed yes 1 yes yes yes no A hungry man will eat a rock yes (ntm) 1 no no no no A penny saved is a penny earned yes 2 yes no no no A rolling stone gathers no moss yes 2 no no no no A stitch in time saves nine yes 2 yes slant no no A watched pot never boils yes 1 no no no no An apple a day keeps the doctors away (tradit: doctor) yes 1 no yes yes no Birds of a feather flock together yes 4 no yes yes yes: of a feather yes 1 yes no no no Chinese: Patience is virtue (not orig. Chinese) yes 1 yes no no no Do unto others as you would have done unto you yes 1 yes no no yes: do unto Does a bear shit in the woods? yes 1 no no no no Does Macy tell Gimbel? yes 1 yes no no yes: Gimbel Does Walmart tell corporate America? prob’ly not 1 yes no no no Don't count your chickens before they (hatch / are hatched) yes
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