Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, And burned is Apollo's laurel bough, That sometime grew within this learned man. MARLOWE: Faustus.
Cut it short (lit., without long introductions). Yiddish] On langeh hakdomes.
Cut me, prune me. Burn me, compost me.
Cut my cote after my cloth. John Heywood, (1497??1580?), Proverbes. Part i. Chap. viii.
Cut not the bough that you are standing upon.
Cut of the sick part while it is still small.
Cut off a dog's tail and he will be a dog still. John Florin Firste Fruits, 33
Cut off a head, but dori t cut down a young tree.
Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin, Unhouseled, disappointed, unaneled; No reckoning made, but sent to my account With all my imperfections on my head. Hamlet, Act i. Sc. 1, SHAKESPEARE.
Cut off one's nose to spite one's face.
Cut off the dog's tail, he remains a dog.
Cut off the head and tail, and throw the rest away.
Cut out the love of self, like an autumn lotus with thy hand! Buddha
Cut them [the nails] on Monday, you cut them for health: cut them on Tuesday, you cut them for wealth; cut them on Wednesday, you cut them for news; cut them on Thursday, a new pair of shoes; cut them on Friday, you cut them for sorrow; cut them on Saturday, you see your true love to-morrow; cut them on Sunday, the devil will be with you all the week.
Cut your bird's feather, so that it doesn't leave you for.
Cut your coat according to your claith. Scotland
Cut your coat according to your cloth. fr] Il faut tailler la robe selon le drap (var son manteau selon son drap) fr] Gouverne ta bouche selon ta bourse.
Cut your coat after your cloth.
Cut your coat to suit your cloth.
Cut your finger, and then go into the market; everybody will offer you a different medicine.
Cut your losses and let your profits run.
Cut, or give me the bill.
Cute lamb sucks two ewes.
Cutelo mau corta o dedo e não corta o pau.
Cutelo mau corta o dedo e não o pau.
Cutia ficou cotó de tanto fazer favor.
Cutia ficou sem rabo de tanto fazer favor.
Cutting honest throats by whispers. Scott
Cutting off a mule's ears doesn't make it a horse.
Cutting off the head is not the cure for a headache.
Cutting off your nose you spoil your face.
Cutting out well is better than sewing up well.
Cutting the ears of a mule will not make him a horse.
Cutucar a onça com a vara curta.
Cuvier, der große Naturkenner, ist bewundernswürdig durch seine Darstellung und seinen Stil. Niemand exponiert ein Faktum besser als er. allein er besitzt fast gar keine Philosophie. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), Eckermann, 3.2.1830
Cuya presencia es suficiente.
Cuyda bien de lo que hazes no te fies da rapáces.
Cyaa tan fur, t'row saal inna pat.
Cyathus vinosus. en] Glassful of wine.
Cycnea vox. de] Schwanengesang.
Cynique n. Grossier personnage dont la vision déformée voit les choses comme elles sont, et non comme elles devraient être. Ambrose Bierce, 1842-1914
Cynthia, fair regent of the night, oh, may thy silver lamp from heaven's high bower direct my footsteps in the midnight hour. Gay
Cæsar had his Brutus - Charles the First, his Cromwell and George the Third ('Treason!' cried the speaker) - may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. Patrick Henry