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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Looking-glass
 
Kinder is the looking-glass than the wine-glass, for the former reveals our defects to ourselves only, the latter to our friends.  1
That is not in the looking-glass which is seen in the looking-glass.  German.  2
The uglier the face the more it chides the looking-glass.  German.  3
There’s none so homely but loves a looking-glass.  South.  4
They took away the mirror from me because I was ugly and gave it to the blind woman.  Spanish.  5
They who are often at the looking-glass seldom spin.  Dutch.  6
What your looking-glass tells you will not be told by counsel.  7
Your looking-glass will tell you what none of your friends will.  8
 
 
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