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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Looker-on
 
He who looks on has two-thirds of the game.  Italian.  1
He who looks on knows more of the game than he who plays.  German.  2
Lookers-on may be better judges of the game than players.  Chinese.  3
Lookers-on see more than players.  4
Of the two lookers-on one is sure to become a player.  French.  5
The man on the dyke is always the best hurler.  Munster.  6
To the looker-on no work is too hard.  German.  7
 
 
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