much cry and little wool

much cry and little wool
much cry and little wool
Much palaver and little result

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  • much cry and little wool — a 1475 J. FORTESCUE On Governance of England (1885) x. His hyghnes shall haue theroff, but as hadd the man that sherid is [sheared his] hogge, much crye and litil woll. 1659 J. HOWELL Proverbs (English) 13 A Great cry and little wooll, quoth the… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • great cry and little wool — Much ado about nothing • • • Main Entry: ↑cry …   Useful english dictionary

  • little — adjective see there is no little enemy little fish are sweet a little knowledge is a dangerous thing little leaks sink the ship little pitchers have large ears a little pot is soon hot …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • wool — see many go out for wool and come home shorn much cry and little wool …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • cry — see much cry and little wool don’t cry before you’re hurt sing before breakfast, cry before night it is no use crying over spilt milk …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • much — see much cry and little wool much would have more you can have too much of a good thing …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Wool — is the fiber derived from the specialized skin cells, called follicles, [Australian Wool Corporation, Australian Wool Classing, Raw Wool Services, 1990] of animals in the Caprinae family, principally sheep, but the hair of certain species of… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …   Universalium

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