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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Mule
 
A gilt bridle for an old mule.  French.  1
He who wants a mule without fault must walk on foot.  Spanish.  2
He who would have a mule without fault must keep none.  3
Like the pope’s mule that kept its kick for seven years.  4
Mule don’t kick accordin’ to no rule.  African American.  5
Mules make a great fuss about their ancestors having been asses.  German.  6
The mule long keeps a kick in reserve for its master.  French.  7
Woe to the mule that sees not his master.  8
 
 
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