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When a ripe fruit sees an honest man, it drops.

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Whether the master sells or not, the servants’ wages are guaranteed.

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A child does not die because the mother's bosoms are dry.

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One cannot go back to the farmer from whom one borrowed seed-yams to plant to say that the beetles have eaten up the seed-yams.

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When a palm-branch reaches its height, it gives way for a fresh one to grow.

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A dying man cries, not cos of he is dosent know his faith, but because of what he wishes he would have done in the world he is leaving behind

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A mouse that removes the palm-nut that turns out to be the bait of a trap, would already have known that the palm-nut does not ripen on the ground.

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A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.

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Whenever the elephant fights, it is the grass that suffers

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Restless feet may walk into a snake pit

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Wise people use their tongues to count their teeth

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You can't fatten a pig on market day