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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Joel Chandler Harris. (1848–1908)
 
 
1
    Brer Fox, he lay low.
          Legends of the old Plantation.
2
    Ez soshubble ez a baskit er kittens.
          Legends of the old Plantation.
3
    Lazy fokes’s stummucks don’t git tired.
          Plantation Proverbs.
4
    Jay-bird don’t rob his own nes’.
          Plantation Proverbs.
5
    Licker talks mighty loud w’en it gits loose from de jug.
          Plantation Proverbs.
6
    Hungry rooster don’t cackle w’en he fine a wum.
          Plantation Proverbs.
7
    Youk’n hide de fier, but w’at you gwine do wid de smoke?
          Plantation Proverbs.
 

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