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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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Much never cost little.  Spanish, Portuguese.  1
Much on earth but little in heaven.  2
Much smoke but little roast.  Italian.  3
Much straw and little corn.  Portuguese.  4
Much worship, much cost.  French.  5
Much worth never cost little.  Spanish.  6
Much would have more and lost all.  7
Much would have more, but often meets with less.  8
Never too much of a good thing.  9
Never too much of anything.  Greek.  10
One may surfeit with too much as well as starve with too little.  11
Too little and too much spoil everything.  12
Too much asseveration is a good ground of suspicion.  13
Too much bed makes a dull head.  14
Too much breaks the bag.  15
Too much consulting confounds.  16
Too much cordial will destroy.  17
Too much disputing puts the truth to flight.  Italian.  18
Too much gravity argues a shallow mind.  19
Too much is stark naught.  Welsh.  20
Too much lenity makes robbers bold.  Shakespeare.  21
Too much of a good thing is worse than none at all.  22
Too much of a thing nauseates.  Latin.  23
Too much of one thing is good for nothing.  24
Too much spoileth, too little is nothing.  25
Too much water drowned the miller.  26
Too much wax burns the church.  27
Who does too much often does little.  Italian.  28
 
 
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