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Swans … Geese

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All your swans are geese. All your fine promises or expectations have proved fallacious. “Hope told a flattering tale.” The converse, All your geese are swans, means all your children are paragons, and whatever you do is in your own eyes superlative work.

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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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Swainmote
Swallow
Swan
Swan
Swan-hopping
Swan of Avon (The), or Sweet Swan of Avon
Swan of Cambray (The)
Swan of Mantua (The), or The Mantuan Swan
Swan of Meander (The)
Swan of Padua (The)
Swans … Geese
Swanimote
Swarga
Swashbuckler
Swear
Swear Black is White (To)
Swear by my Sword (Hamlet, i. 5)
Sweat
Sweating Sickness
Swedenborgians
Swedish Nightingale