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 Care-cloth (The).Care Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Care killed the Cat.
 
It is said that “a cat has nine lives,” yet care would wear them all out.   1
 


 Care-cloth (The).Care Sunday (the fifth Sunday in Lent). 

 
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