Appearances are Often Deceitful
The picture describes the story of a man who traveled across a frozen stream and, as a result, fell into the icy water. He was too trustworthy of appearances and did not realize that the ice was too thin to walk upon.
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Barber, John W. The Handbook of Illustrated Proverbs (New York, NY: George F. Tuttle, 1857)