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EAGLE
   Eagles catch no flies. ⇒ 教訓 36
   Eagles do not breed doves. ⇒ 教訓240
   Eagles don't catch flies. ⇒ 教訓 36

EAR
   Choose a wife by your ear rather than by your eye. ⇒ 教訓25・ ⇒ 教訓253

EARLY
   An early bird catches the worm. ⇒ 教訓115
   Early rain and a woman's tears are soon over. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Early ripe, early rotten. ⇒ 教訓 98
   Early sow, early mow. ⇒ 教訓115
   Early to bed and early to rise, make a man healthy, wealthy and wise. ⇒ 教訓115

EAST
   East or west, home is best. ⇒ 教訓 4
   The longer east the shorter west. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Too far east is west. ⇒ 教訓 3

EASY, EASIER
   All things are difficult before they are easy. ⇒ 教訓102
   All things are easy, that are done willingly. ⇒ 教訓 89
   Custom makes all things easy. ⇒ 教訓102
   Easy come, easy go. ⇒ 教訓 6・ ⇒ 教訓149
   It is easy to be wise after the event. ⇒ 教訓184
   Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.[Shakespeare] ⇒ 教訓123
   Easier said than done.  ⇒ 教訓215
   It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. [Matthew, Mark] ⇒ 教訓 32・ ⇒ 教訓152
   It is easier to be said than done. ⇒ 教訓 98
   It is easier to pull down than to build. ⇒ 教訓216

EAT
   Dog does not eat dog. ⇒ 教訓135
   Don't make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you. ⇒ 教訓234
   Eat to live; do not live to eat.[Soctates] ⇒ 教訓81
   Great eaters(Gluttons) dig their grave with their teeth. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   He that will steal an egg will steal an ox. ⇒ 教訓162
   He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut. ⇒ 教訓105
   He who (or that) will not labor must not eat. ⇒ 教訓249
   If you won't work you shan't eat.[Thessalonians] ⇒ 教訓249
   Revenge is a dish that can be eaten cold. ⇒ 教訓 224
   The proof of the pudding is in the eating. ⇒ 教訓176
   You cannot have your cake and eat it. ⇒ 教訓 85
   You can't eat your cake and have it. ⇒ 教訓 85
   You have to eat a peck of dirt before you die. ⇒ 教訓 56

EAVESDROPPER
   Eavesdroppers (or Listeners) never hear any good of themselves. ⇒ 教訓222

EEL
   Who has a woman has an eel by the tail. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)

EGG
   A black hen lays a white egg. ⇒ 教訓 21
   Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. ⇒ 教訓 5
   Don't put all your eggs in one basket. ⇒ 教訓125
   Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs. ⇒ 教訓177
   He that will steal an egg will steal an ox. ⇒ 教訓162
   He that would eat the kernel must crack the nut. ⇒ 教訓105
   He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens. ⇒ 教訓104
   Kill not the goose that lays the golden eggs.[Aesop] ⇒ 教訓 94
   Never take a stone to break an egg, when you can do it with the back of your knife. ⇒ 教訓 69 ・ ⇒ 教訓 81
   You cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs. ⇒ 教訓105

EMPTY
   An empty sack cannot stand upright. ⇒ 教訓154
   Better are small fish than an empty dish. ⇒ 教訓 74
   Don't throw (or empty) the baby out with the bath water. ⇒ 教訓 81
   Empty sacks will never stand upright. ⇒ 教訓154
   Empty vessels make the most sound. ⇒ 教訓23 ・ ⇒ 教訓212
   He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon. ⇒ 教訓210
   Life is but an empty dream.[Henry Wadsworth Longfellow] ⇒ 教訓 47

END,ENDING,ENDLESS
   A good beginning makes a good ending. ⇒ 教訓 87
   All good things come to an end. ⇒ 教訓 10・ ⇒ 教訓 63
   All is well that ends well. ⇒ 教訓 88
   Curiosity is endless, restless, and useless. ⇒ 教訓120
   Everything has an end. ⇒ 教訓 88
   He sees no farther than the end of his nose. ⇒ 教訓 43
   He who wills the end, wills the means. ⇒ 教訓 78
   Love is sweet in the beginning but sour in the ending. ⇒ 教訓 88
   No man better knows what good is than he who has endured evil. ⇒ 教訓 62
   Someone cannot see beyond the end of his nose. ⇒ 教訓 43
   The end crowns all. ⇒ 教訓 88
   The end crowns the work. ⇒ 教訓 88
   The end justifies the means. ⇒ 教訓 42・ ⇒ 教訓 80
   The longest day must have an end. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The longest night will have an end. ⇒ 教訓 58
   The thin end of the wedge is dangerous. ⇒ 教訓 33
   You cannot burn the candle at both ends. ⇒ 教訓 85

ENEMY
   An enemy to beauty is a foe to nature. ⇒ 教訓 16
   Better be an open enemy than a false friend. ⇒ 教訓138
   Every man is his own worst enemy. ⇒ 教訓246
   Never tell your enemy that your foot aches. ⇒ 教訓235
   The best is often the enemy of the good. ⇒ 教訓 72

ENOUGH
   A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat. ⇒ 教訓198
   A word is enough to the wise. ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   A word to the wise is sufficient (or enough). ⇒ 教訓41・ ⇒ 教訓174
   Enough is as good as a feast. ⇒ 教訓 71
   Fling (or Throw) dirt enough and some will stick. ⇒ 教訓 37・ ⇒ 教訓201
   Give a thief enough rope and he'll hang himself. ⇒ 教訓165
   Half a word to a wise man is enough. ⇒ 教訓174
   He who does no good does evil enough. ⇒ 教訓213
   It is misery enough to have once been happy. ⇒ 教訓 62
   Many would be cowards if they had courage enough. ⇒ 教訓 97
   More than enough is too much. ⇒ 教訓 71
   Too many chiefs, not enough Indians. ⇒ 教訓142

ERR
   To err is human, to forgive divine.[Alexander Pope] ⇒ 教訓232

ERRAND
   Send a wise man on an errand and say nothing unto him. ⇒ 教訓174

EVENT
   Coming events cast their shadows before. ⇒ 教訓 41
   It is easy to be wise after the event. ⇒ 教訓184

EVERYBODY
   A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody. ⇒ 教訓138
   Everybody loves a lord. ⇒ 教訓150
   Everybody's business is nobody's business. ⇒ 教訓133
   He that has a great nose thinks everybody is speaking of it. ⇒ 教訓231
   What everybody says must be true. ⇒ 教訓188 

EVERYONE
   Everyone ( or Every man ) to his taste. ⇒ 教訓 20
   Everyone speaks well of the bridge which carries him over. ⇒ 教訓156
   Everyone stretches his legs according to the length of his coverlet. ⇒ 教訓 77
   He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it. ⇒ 教訓231

EVERYTHING
   A place for everything, and everything in its place.[Isabella Mary Beeton] ⇒ 教訓 67
   Custom reconciles us to everything. ⇒ 教訓102
   Everything comes to him who waits. ⇒ 教訓104
   Everything has an end. ⇒ 教訓 88
   Everything is good in its season. ⇒ 教訓112
   Everything must have a beginning. ⇒ 教訓 30
   Everything will turn out for the best. ⇒ 教訓 58
   There is a first time for everything. ⇒ 教訓87
   There is a remedy for everything except death. ⇒ 教訓 60
   There is a time and place for everything. ⇒ 教訓112
   When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. ⇒ 教訓144

EVIL
   Evil be to him who evil thinks. ⇒ 教訓222
   He that hopes not for good, fears not evil. ⇒ 教訓 66
   He who does no good does evil enough. ⇒ 教訓213
   Idleness is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓213
   Many a good cow has an evil calf. ⇒ 教訓241
   Money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152
   Never do evil that good may come of it.[Romans iii.8] ⇒ 教訓81
   No man better knows what good is than he who has endured evil. ⇒ 教訓 62
   Of two evils choose the lesser. ⇒ 教訓 76
   Out of the mouth comes evil. ⇒ 教訓198
   See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. ⇒ 教訓135
   Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 61
   The love of money is the root of all evil. ⇒ 教訓152

EXAMPLE
   Example is better than precept. ⇒ 教訓214

EXCEPTION
   Every rule has its exception. ⇒ 教訓 1
   The exception proves the rule. ⇒ 教訓 1
   There is no rule without some exception. ⇒ 教訓 1

EXCUSE
   A bad excuse is better than none. ⇒ 教訓74
   A woman need but look on her apron-string to find an excuse. ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   An ill payer never wants an excuse. ⇒ 教訓 95
   He who excuses himself accuses himself. ⇒ 教訓 3
   Ignorance of the law excuses no man. ⇒ 教訓173
   Ignorance of the law is no excuse for breaking it. ⇒ 教訓173

EXPECT,EXPECTATION
   Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.[Alexander Pope] ⇒ 教訓 66
   Expectation is better than realization. ⇒ 教訓 13
   If red the sun begins his race, expect that rain will flow apace.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(3)
   It is the unexpected that always happens. ⇒ 教訓 15
   Nothing is so certain as the unexpected. ⇒ 教訓 15
   The unexpected always happen. ⇒ 教訓 15
   We may not expect a good whelp from an ill dog. ⇒ 教訓240
   What can you expect from a hog (or pig) but a grunt? ⇒ 教訓240

EXPERIENCE
   Age and experience teach wisdom. ⇒ 教訓177
   Experience is a good (or the best) teacher. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the father of wisdom. ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the mother of wisdom (or knowledge). ⇒ 教訓176
   Experience is the teacher of fools. ⇒ 教訓184
   Experience without learning is better than learning without experience. ⇒ 教訓183
   Trouble brings experience and experience brings wisdom. ⇒ 教訓 62

EXTREME
   A woman either loves or hates in extremes.  ⇒ コトワザこぼれ話(5)
   Extremes meet. ⇒ 教訓3

EXTREMITY
   Every extremity is a vice. ⇒ 教訓 68

EYE
   An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.[Exodus] ⇒ 教訓224
   Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. ⇒ 教訓 19
   Choose a wife by your ear rather than by your eye. ⇒ 教訓25・ ⇒ 教訓253
   Choose not a wife by the eye only. ⇒ 教訓 25
   Far from eye, far from heart. ⇒ 教訓 14
   Fields have eyes, and woods have ears. ⇒ 教訓199
   Four (or Two) eyes see more than two (or one). ⇒ 教訓185
   Hew not too high lest the chips fall in thine eye. ⇒ 教訓 72
   In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. ⇒ 教訓228
   It is as hard as for a camel to pass through a needle's eye. [Matthew, Mark] ⇒ 教訓 32
   It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. [Matthew, Mark] ⇒ 教訓 32・ ⇒ 教訓152
   Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards. ⇒ 教訓169
   The eye is bigger than the belly. ⇒ 教訓 20
   The eye of a master does more work than both his hands. ⇒ 教訓141
   The eyes are the window of the soul (or heart). ⇒ 教訓 28・ ⇒ 教訓206
   The eyes have one language everywhere. ⇒ 教訓206
   What the eye doesn't see the heart doesn't grieve over. ⇒ 教訓169
   You can see a mote in another's eye but cannot see a beam in your own.[Matthew] ⇒ 教訓 8


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