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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Bargain
 
A bargain is a bargain.  1
A good bargain is a pick purse.  2
A man loseth his time that comes early to a bad bargain.  3
Bargains are costly.  German, Spanish.  4
Bargaining is as necessary to a trade as poleing to a vessel.  Chinese.  5
Good cheap is dear at long run.  6
He who hunts after bargains will scratch his head.  Catalan.  7
It is a bad bargain where both are losers.  8
It is a silly bargain where nobody gets.  9
It is only good bargains that ruin.  10
It takes two to make a bargain.  11
Make the best of a bad bargain.  12
Many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths.  13
More words than one go to a bargain.  14
No one will get a bargain he does not ask for.  French.  15
On a good bargain think twice.  16
One word will not settle a bargain, though prices vary from morning to night.  Chinese.  17
They spit upon the same stone. (A custom practised in the north of England when concluding a bargain.)  18
Twa words maun gang to that bargain.  19
 
 
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