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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Hebrew Proverbs
 
  A nod for a wise man, and a rod for a fool.  1
  An old man in a house is a good sign in a house.  2
  As is the garden, such is the gardener.  3
  God is more delighted in adverbs than in nouns—i.e., not in what is done so much as how it is done.  4
  If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.  5
  In your own country your name, in other countries your appearance.  6
  Let not one enemy be few, nor a thousand friends many, in thy sight.  7
  One soweth and another reapeth.  8
  Physician, heal thyself.  9
  When the tale of bricks is doubled, then comes Moses.  10
 
 
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