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ఆంధ్రలోకోక్తిచంద్రిక.

ఇ.

221. ఇంగువ కట్టిన గుడ్డ.

A rag which had held assafoetida.
(See No. 1861.)
Said of a man who is respected on account of his connection with the family of some famous person, no longer living ; or on account of his own greatness, now passed away.

222. ఇంటింటికీ మట్టి పొయ్యి.

Every house has an earthen fire-place.
(See No.997.)
Every man has his faults.

223. ఇంటింటికీ వక మట్టిపొయ్యి అయితే, మాయింట మరి వకటి.

Every house has an earthen fire-place, my house is still worse off.
Acknowledging one’s failings.

224. ఇంటికన్నా గుడి పదిలము.

The temple is stronger than the house.
Said by a ruined man who had been obliged to take refuge in a temple, but pretended that he had gone there for the safety of his property.
Make a virtue of necessity.

225. ఇంటికి జ్యేష్ఠాదేవి, పొరుగుకు లక్ష్మీదేవి.

The goddess of misfortune at home, the goddess of fortune abroad.
Bad to his own, but good to others.

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