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Look before You Leap

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Consider well before you act. “Melius est cavēre semper, quam patiri semel.”

“And look before you ere you leap,

For, as you sow, youʹre like to reap.”


Butler: Hudibras, canto ii. part ii. 502.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Longcrown
Longevity
Longius
Longo Intervallo
Looby
Look Alive
Look Black (To)
Look Blue (To)
Look Daggers (To)
Look as Big as Bull Beef (To)
Look before You Leap
Look for a Needle in a Bottle of Hay (To)
Look not a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Look One Way and Row Another (To)
Look through Blue Glasses or Coloured Spectacles
Lookers-on
Looking Back
Looking-glass
Loom
Loony or Luny
Loophole