From: Robert Holman from: David Overall

1.All articles that coruscate with resplendence are not truly auriferous.

ANS: All that Glitters is not Gold.

2.Sorting on the part of mendicants must be interdicted.

ANS: Beggars cannot be choosers.

3.Male cadavers are incapable of rendering any testimony.

ANS: Dead men tell no tales.

4.Neophite's serendipity.

ANS: Beginner's luck

5.A revolving lithic conglomerate accumulates no congeries of small, green, biophytic plant.

ANS: A Rolling Stone gathers no Moss.

7.Members of an avian species of identical plumage tend to congregate.

ANS: Birds of a feather flock together.

8.Pulchritude possesses solely cutaneous profundity.

ANS: Beauty is only skin-deep.

9.Freedom from incrustations of grime is contiguous to rectitude.

ANS: Cleanliness is next to Godliness.

10.It is fruitless to become lachrymose of precipitately departed lacteal fluid.

ANS: Don't cry over Spilt Milk.

12.Eschew the implement of correction and vitiate the scion.

ANS: Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child.

13.The stylus is more potent than the rapier.

ANS: The Pen is Mightier than the Sword.

14.It is fruitless to attempt to indoctrinate a superannuated canine with innovative maneuvers.

ANS: You cant teach an Old Dog new Tricks.

15.Surveillance should precede saltation.

ANS: Look before you leap.

16.Scintillate, scintillate, asteroid minim. (not a proverb)

ANS: Twinkle twinkle little star

17.The person presenting the ultimate cachinnation possesses thereby the optimal cachinnation.

ANS: One who laughs the last, laughs the best.

18.Exclusive dedication to necessitous chores without interludes of hedonistic diversion renders John a hebetudinous fellow.

ANS: All work and No Play makes Jack (?) a Dull boy.

19.Individuals who make their abodes in vitreous edifices would be advised to refrain from catapulting petrious projectiles.

ANS: Those who live Glass Houses should cast no stones.

20.Where there are visible vapors having their provenance in ignited carbonaceous materials, there is conflagration.

ANS: Where there is smoke, there will be fire.