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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Habit is Second Nature.
 
The wise saw of Diogns, the cynic. (B.C. 412–323.)   1
   Shakespeare: “Use almost can change the stamp of nature” (Hamlet, iii. 4).   2
   French: “L’habitude est une seconde nature.”   3
   Latin: “Usus est optmus magister” (Columella).   4
   Italian: “L’abito è una seconda natura.”   5
 


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