as you bake, so shall you brew

As you begin, so shall you proceed. Complementary to as you brew, so shall you bake.

c 1577 Misogonus III. i. As thou bakst, so shat brewe.

1775 D. GARRICK May-Day ii. To keep..My bones whole and tight, To speak, nor look, would I dare; As they bake they shall brew.

1909 W. DE MORGAN It never can happen Again I. V. Each one [i.e. young person]..was..the centre of an incubation of memories that were to last a lifetime. ‘As they bake, so they will brew,’ philosophized Mr. Challis to himself.


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