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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
9974
    The borrower is servant to the lender.
          Proverbs xxii. 7.
9975
    Remove not the ancient landmark.
          Proverbs xxii. 28; xxiii. 10.
9976
    Seest thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
          Proverbs xxii. 29.
9977
    Put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
          Proverbs xxiii. 2.
9978
    Riches certainly make themselves wings.
          Proverbs xxiii. 5.
9979
    As he thinketh in his heart, so is he.
          Proverbs xxiii. 7.
9980
    Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
          Proverbs xxiii. 21.
9981
    Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup;… at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
          Proverbs xxiii. 31, 32.
9982
    A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.
          Proverbs xxiv. 5.
9983
    If thou faint in the day of adversity thy strength is small.
          Proverbs xxiv. 10.
9984
    A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
          Proverbs xxv. 11.
9985
    Heap coals of fire upon his head.
          Proverbs xxv. 22.
9986
    As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
          Proverbs xxv. 25.
9987
    As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
          Proverbs xxvi. 2.
9988
    Answer a fool according to his folly.
          Proverbs xxvi. 5.
9989
    Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
          Proverbs xxvi. 12.
9990
    There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
          Proverbs xxvi. 13.
9991
    Wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
          Proverbs xxvi. 16.
 

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