Labourer is Worthy of his Hire

In Latin: “Digna canis pabulo.” “The dog must be bad indeed that is not worth a bone.” Hence the Mosaic law, “Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Content