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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Martyr
 
He can never be God’s martyr that is the devil’s servant.  1
It is the cause and not the death that makes the martyr.  Napoleon.  2
No religion but can boast of its martyrs.  3
Not the pain but the cause makes the martyr.  Ambrose.  4
The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.  5
The commandments have made as many martyrs as the creed.  6
Who perisheth in needless danger is the devil’s martyr.  7
 
 
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