By hoke ne by croke. John Skelton, (1460?1529), Colyn Cloute. Line 1240.
By hook or by crook. Skelton.
By hooke or crooke. John Heywood, (1497??1580?), Proverbes. Part i. Chap. xi.
By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches, honor, and life. Bible
By ignorance we mistake, and by mistakes we learn.
By indulging this fretful temper, you alienate those on whose affection much of your comfort depends. Blair
By its fruits one knows the tree.
By joining the tail to the trunk one makes up the whole elephant.
By jumping at the stars you may fall in the mud.
By labor comes wealth.
By labor fire is got out of stone.
By labour fire is got out of a stone.
By lamplight every country wench seems handsome.
By land or water the wind is ever in my face.
By learning naething, we learn to do ill. Scotland
By learning one learns how to learn.
By learning to obey, you will know how to command.
By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.
By little and little the poor whore sinks her barn.
By little and little the wolf eateth up the goose.
By little and little thea sea is drained.
By looking into physical causes our minds are opened and enlarged; and in this pursuit, whether we take or whether we lose the game, the chase is certainly of service. Burke
By luxury we condemn ourselves to greater torments than have yet been invented by anger or revenge, or inflicted by the greatest tyrants upon the worst of men. Sir W. Temple
By many a happy accident. MIDDLETON: No Wit, No Help, Like a Woman's, Act ii., Sc. 2.
By med'cine life may be prolong'd, yet death Will seize the doctor too. William Shakespeare (1564-1616), Cymbelin V, 5
By mistakes we learn.
By moeyelijke keeren is veel te leeren.
By much laughter you detect the fool.
By music, minds an equal temper know, Nor swell too high, nor sink too low: If in the breast tumultuous joys arise, Music her soft, assuasive voice applies; Or, when the soul is press'd with cares, Exalts her in enliv'ning airs. Pope
By nature all men are alike, but by education very different. Chinese.
By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight we quote. Emerson
By night all cats are black.
By night all cats are grey.
By night an atheist half believes a God. YOUNG: Night Thoughts, Night v., Line 176.
By no means.
By not forgetting past events, we can take them as guides in future events.
By noting of the lady I have marked A thousand blushing apparitions start Into her face; a thousand innocent shames In angel whiteness bear away those blushes. Much Ado About Nothing, Act iv. Sc, 1. SHAKESPEARE.
By one and one the spindles are made up.
By one delay after another they spin out their whole lives, till there's no more future left for them. L'Estrange
By others faults the wise correct their own.
By others' faults wise men correct their own.
By other?s faults wise men correct their own.
By our own toothache we learn To pity others in our turn.
By our remembrances of days foregone. Shakespeare
By outward show let's not be cheated; An ass should like an ass be treated. Gay
By perseverance the Greeks reached Troy.
By pleasing, while we instruct.
By poking at a bamboo thicket, one drives out a snake.