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    #1

    Sentence structure

    I found the following proverb was a bit strange. Could you tell me how it was structured and its meaning?

    "He that would the daughter win, must with the mother first begin."

    Thanks.



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    Re: Sentence structure

    It means that the man must first impress or charm the mother in order to get to the daugher.

    Understand?

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