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 Bundle.Bundschuh [highlows]. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Bundle of Sticks.
Æsop, in one of his fables, shows that sticks one by one may be readily broken; not so when several are bound together in a bundle. The lesson taught is, that “Union gives strength.”   1
        “They now lay to heart the lesson of the bundle of sticks.”—The Times.

 Bundle.Bundschuh [highlows]. 

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