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DAGGER
   It is no meddling with short daggers. ⇒ 教訓77, ⇒ 教訓144

DANGER,DANGEROUS
   A little learning (or knowledge) is a dangerous thing.[Alexander Pope] ⇒ 教訓33・ ⇒ 教訓81・ ⇒ 教訓173
   Danger past, God forgotten. ⇒ 教訓 53
   Dumb dogs are dangerous. ⇒ 教訓197
   Great happiness, great danger. ⇒ 教訓 68
   Out of debt, out of danger. ⇒ 教訓158
   Silent men, like still water, are deep and dangerous. ⇒ 教訓197
   The more danger, the more honor. ⇒ 教訓 96
   The thin end of the wedge is dangerous. ⇒ 教訓 33

DARK
   All cats are gray in the dark. ⇒ 教訓 19
   It's always darkest before the dawn. ⇒ 教訓 59
   The darkest hour is that before the dawn. ⇒ 教訓 59

DASY
   It is not spring until you can plant your foot upon twelve daisies. ⇒ 教訓 44
   When you tread on nine daisies at once, spring has come. ⇒ 教訓 44

DAUGHTER
   He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin. ⇒ 教訓99
   Like mother, like daughter. ⇒ 教訓238
   Two daughters and a back door are three arrant thieves. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

DAWN
   It's always darkest before the dawn. ⇒ 教訓 59
   The darkest hour is that before the dawn. ⇒ 教訓 59

DAY
   A red morning foretells a stormy day. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   A wonder lasts but nine days. ⇒ 教訓 47
   After night comes the day. ⇒ 教訓 58
   An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Better be a cock for a day than a hen for a year. ⇒ 教訓145
   Every dog has his day. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Fish and guests stink after three days. ⇒ 教訓 6
   Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish and you feed him for a lifetime. ⇒ 教訓172
   He that (or who) fights and runs away may live to fight another day. ⇒ 教訓 97
   Keep something for a rainy day. ⇒ 教訓157
   Lay up for (or against) a rainy day. ⇒ 教訓 64
   Let him that would be happy for a day, go to the barber; for a week, marry a wife; for a month, buy him a new horse; for a year, build him a new house; for all his lifetime, be an honest man. ⇒ 教訓247・ ⇒ 教訓257
   Live every day as though it were last. ⇒ 教訓108
   One of these days is none of these days. ⇒ 教訓116
   Rome was not built in a day. ⇒ 教訓98・ ⇒ 教訓103
   Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 61
   The longest day must have an end. ⇒ 教訓 58
   Tomorrow is another day. ⇒ 教訓 58

DEAD
   A living (or live) dog is better than a dead lion. ⇒ 教訓 60
   Call no man happy till he dies (or is dead). ⇒ 教訓 65
   Dead men don't bite. ⇒ 教訓162
   It is ill waiting for dead men's shoes. ⇒ 教訓 93
   It is useless to flog a dead horse. ⇒ 教訓110
   Let the dead bury the dead.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓111
   Never speak ill of the dead. ⇒ 教訓202
   Queen Anne is dead. ⇒ 教訓110
   Speak well of the dead. ⇒ 教訓202
   The female of the species is more deadly than the male.[Kipling] ⇒コトワザこぼれ話(6)

DEATH
   A coward dies many deaths, a brave man but one. ⇒ 教訓262
   After death, the doctor. ⇒ 教訓117
   Cowards die many times before their deaths.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓262
   Death is the great leveller. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Nothing is certain but death and taxes.[Benjamin Franklin] ⇒ 教訓 49
   The valiant never taste of death but once. [Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓262
   There is a remedy for everything except death. ⇒ 教訓 60

DECEIVE,DECEPTIVE
   Appearance oft deceives. ⇒ 教訓 25
   Appearances are deceptive(deceiving). ⇒ 教訓 25
   He that once deceives, is ever suspected. ⇒ 教訓193
   If a man deceives me once, shame on him; if he deceives me twice, shame on me. ⇒ 教訓233
   Too much hope deceives. ⇒ 教訓 66
   Women naturally deceives, weep and spin. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(6)

DEED
   A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds. ⇒ 教訓210
   Deeds are males, and words are females. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Deeds, not words. ⇒ 教訓216
   From word to deed is a great space.⇒ 教訓215
   Take the will for the deed. ⇒ 教訓 91
   The deed comes back upon the doer. ⇒ 教訓222
   There is a great difference between word and deed.  ⇒ 教訓215

DEFECT
   Every man has the defects of his own virtues. ⇒ 教訓232

DEFENSE
   Attack is the best form of defense. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Offense is the best defense. ⇒ 教訓 3
   The best defense is a good offense. ⇒ 教訓 3

DELAY
   Desires are nourished by delays. ⇒ 教訓 90
   Hope delayed afflicts the heart. ⇒ 教訓 15

DELIGHT
   A red sky at night is the shepherd's delight. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)

DELUGE
   After us (or me) the deluge.[Madam de Pompadour] ⇒ 教訓 53

DEPENDENT
   The dependent is timid. ⇒ 教訓249

DESERT
   Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it. ⇒ 教訓 3

DESERVE
   A forced kindness deserves no thanks. ⇒ 教訓 91
   None but the brave deserves the fair.[John Dryden] ⇒ 教訓 96・ ⇒ 教訓254
   One good turn deserves another. ⇒ 教訓221

DESIRE
   Desires are nourished by delays. ⇒ 教訓 90
   We soon believe what we desire. ⇒ 教訓 95

DESPAIR
   Despair gives courage to a coward. ⇒ 教訓264

DESTINY
   Marriage is destiny. ⇒ 教訓 52

DEVIL
   An idle brain is the devil's workshop.  ⇒ 教訓213
   Better the devil you know than the devil you don't know. ⇒ 教訓 76
   Every man for himself, and the devil take the hindmost. ⇒ 教訓126
   Give the devil his due. ⇒ 教訓 1
   He should have a long spoon that sups with the devil. ⇒ 教訓130
   He who sups with the Devil should have a long spoon. ⇒ 教訓130
   Idle hands are the devil's workshop. ⇒ 教訓213
   Man, woman, and devil, are the three degrees of comparison. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Needs must when the devil drives. ⇒ 教訓 94
   Once a devil, always a devil. ⇒ 教訓239
   Set a beggar on horseback and he'll ride to the devil. ⇒ 教訓 70
   Talk of the devil and he is sure (or bound) to appear. ⇒ 教訓187
   Tell the truth and shame the devil. ⇒ 教訓189
   The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose. ⇒ 教訓 80・ ⇒ 教訓161
   The devil finds work for idle hands to do. ⇒ 教訓213
   The devil is not so black as he is painted. ⇒ 教訓 1
   The devil looks after his own. ⇒ 教訓160
   The devil take the hindmost. ⇒ 教訓126
   The devil's children have the devil's luck. ⇒ 教訓 50・ ⇒ 教訓160
   There is no devil so bad as a she-devil. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Women are saints in church, angels in the street, and devils at home. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Young saint, old devil. ⇒ 教訓180

DIAMOND
   Diamond cut (or cuts) diamond. ⇒ 教訓167

DIE
   (Those) Whom the gods love die young. ⇒ 教訓 52 ・ ⇒ 教訓171
   A coward dies many deaths, a brave man but one. ⇒ 教訓262
   As soon as man is born he begins to die. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Call no man happy till he dies (or is dead). ⇒ 教訓 65
   Cowards die many times before their deaths.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓262
   Dying is as natural as living. ⇒ 教訓 49
   He who lives by the sword dies by the sword. ⇒ 教訓222
   Live by the sword, die by the sword. ⇒ 教訓222
   More die by food than famine.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Never say die. ⇒ 教訓60
   Old habits die hard. ⇒ 教訓243
   Old soldiers never die (, they simply fade away ). ⇒ 教訓 57
   See Naples and then die. ⇒ 教訓 16
   They love too much that die for love. ⇒ 教訓 68
   You have to eat a peck of dirt before you die. ⇒ 教訓 56
   Young men may die, but old men must die. ⇒ 教訓 49

DILIGENCE
   Diligence is the mother of success (or good luck). ⇒ 教訓 54

DIRT,DIRTY
   Don't throw out the dirty water until you have get in fresh. ⇒ 教訓65・ ⇒ 教訓125
   Don't pour out the dirty water before you have clean. ⇒ 教訓65・ ⇒ 教訓125
   Don't wash your dirty linen in public. ⇒ 教訓135
   Fling (or Throw) dirt enough and some will stick. ⇒ 教訓 37・ ⇒ 教訓201
   One does not wash one's dirty linen in public. ⇒ 教訓135
   You have to eat a peck of dirt before you die. ⇒ 教訓 56

DISCONTENT
   Discontent is the first step in progress. ⇒ 教訓 90

DISCRETION
   Discretion is the better part of valor. ⇒ 教訓 97

DISEASE
   A disease known is half cured. ⇒教訓 172  ⇒ 教訓217
   Cure the disease and kill the patient. ⇒ 教訓 69
   Many dishes (make) many diseases. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Much meat, much malady (or disease). ⇒ 教訓 68
   The purse of the patient protracts the disease. ⇒ 教訓152
   The remedy may be worse than the disease. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Time cures every disease. ⇒ 教訓111
   To know the disease is half the cure. ⇒教訓 172  ⇒ 教訓217

DISGRACE
   Poverty is no disgrace, but it is a great inconvenience. ⇒ 教訓157

DISH
   Better are small fish than an empty dish. ⇒ 教訓 74
   Many dishes (make) many diseases. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   Revenge is a dish best served cold. ⇒ 教訓 224
   Revenge is a dish that can be eaten cold. ⇒ 教訓 224

DISTANCE
   Distance lends enchantment to the view.[Thomas Campbell] ⇒ 教訓 11
   Friends agree best at a distance. ⇒ 教訓 9
   Manners know distance. ⇒ 教訓 9
   Respect is greater from a distance. ⇒ 教訓 11
   The fire which lights us at a distance will burn us when near. ⇒ 教訓 68

DISTRESS
   Company in distress makes sorrow light. ⇒ 教訓139

DITCH
   If one sheep leaps over the ditch, all the rest will follow. ⇒ 教訓143
   If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. [Matthew] ⇒ 教訓143

DIVERSE
   Diverse men, diverse minds. ⇒ 教訓 46

DIVIDE
   A house divided against itself cannot stand.[Mark] ⇒ 教訓134
   A house divided cannot stand. ⇒ 教訓134
   Divide and conquer. ⇒ 教訓134
   Divide and rule. ⇒ 教訓134
   United we stand, divided we fall. ⇒ 教訓134

DOCTOR
   After death, the doctor. ⇒ 教訓117
   An apple a day keeps the doctor away. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)

DOG
   A living (or live) dog is better than a dead lion. ⇒ 教訓 60
   A stick is quickly found to beat a dog with. ⇒ 教訓223
   A woman, a dog, and a walnut tree, the more you beat them the better they be. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   All are not thieves that dogs bark at. ⇒ 教訓 24
   Barking dogs seldom (or never) bite. ⇒ 教訓21・ ⇒ 教訓263
   Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a horse. ⇒ 教訓145
   Better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion. ⇒ 教訓145
   Beware of a silent man (or dog) and still water. ⇒ 教訓197
   Dog does not eat dog. ⇒ 教訓135
   Dumb dogs are dangerous. ⇒ 教訓197
   Every dog has his day.⇒ 教訓 58
   Flatterers look like friends, as wolves like dogs. ⇒ 教訓 22
   Give a dog a bad name and hang him. ⇒ 教訓201
   I will not keep a dog and bark myself. ⇒ 教訓143 ⇒ 教訓143
   If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas. ⇒ 教訓130
   It's dogged that (or as) does it. ⇒ 教訓103
   Let sleeping dogs lie. ⇒ 教訓121
   Love me, love my dog. ⇒ 教訓253
   The dog that fetches, will carry. ⇒ 教訓200・ ⇒ 教訓235
   The dog that will fetch a bone will carry a bone. ⇒ 教訓200・ ⇒ 教訓235
   The foremost dog catches the hare. ⇒ 教訓115
   There are more ways of killing a dog than choking it with butter. ⇒ 教訓 79
   Two dogs fight for a bone and a (or the) third runs away with it. ⇒ 教訓 8
   We may not expect a good whelp from an ill dog. ⇒ 教訓240
   While two dogs are fighting for a bone, a third runs away with it. ⇒ 教訓 8
   Why keep a dog and bark yourself? ⇒ 教訓143
   You can't teach an old dog new tricks. ⇒ 教訓182

DOOR
   A back (or postern) door makes a thief. ⇒ 教訓165
   A creaking gate (or door) hangs longest. ⇒ 教訓 75
   A door must be either shut or open. ⇒ 教訓 85
   A golden key opens every door. ⇒ 教訓151
   An open door may tempt a saint. ⇒ 教訓165
   Beauty opens locked doors. ⇒ 教訓 18
   If each would sweep before the door, we should have a clean city. ⇒ 教訓 40
   If every man would sweep his own doorstep the city would soon be clean. ⇒ 教訓 40
   It is too late to shut the stable door after the horse has bolted. ⇒ 教訓117
   Joy and sorrow are next door neighbors. ⇒ 教訓  2
   Opportunity never knocks twice at any man's door. ⇒ 教訓113
   Two daughters and a back door are three arrant thieves. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   When one door shuts another opens. ⇒ 教訓119
   When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window. ⇒ 教訓154
   When the wolf comes in at the door, love creeps out of the window. ⇒ 教訓154

DOUBT
   He that knows nothing doubts nothing. ⇒ 教訓168
   When in doubt, leave out. ⇒ 教訓 97

DREAM
   Life is but an empty dream.[Henry Wadsworth Longfellow] ⇒ 教訓 47

DRINK
   A man may lead (or take) a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink. ⇒ 教訓 91
   You can take a horse to the water, but you can't make him drink. ⇒ 教訓 91
   You cannot sell the cow and drink the milk. ⇒ 教訓 85

DROP
   Constant dropping wears away the stone. ⇒ 教訓103
   The last drop makes the cup run over. ⇒ 教訓 71

DROWN
   A drowning man will catch at a straw. ⇒ 教訓127・ ⇒ 教訓154
   He that fears drowning comes near no wells. ⇒教訓121
   If you're born to be hanged then you'll never be drowned. ⇒ 教訓 49
   Water is a boon in the desert, but the drowning man curses it. ⇒ 教訓 3

DUMB
   Dumb dogs are dangerous. ⇒ 教訓197

DUNGHILL
   A(or Every) cock is bold on his own dunghill. ⇒ 教訓 4
   Every (or A) cock will crow upon his own dunghill. ⇒ 教訓 4
   The sun is never the worse for shining on a dunghill. ⇒ 教訓131

DWARF
   A dwarf on a giant's shoulder sees the farther of the two. ⇒ 教訓185


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