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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Name
 
A famous name will never die.  Hans Andersen.  1
A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.  Bible.  2
A good name is better than precious ointment.  Bible.  3
A man dies, his name remains.  Turkish.  4
A man may be deprived of life, but a good name cannot be taken from him.  5
A nick-name is the heaviest stone the devil can throw at a man.  6
A nick-name lasts forever.  7
An ill wound may be cured, not an ill name.  8
He that has an ill name is half hanged.  9
If you don’t praise don’t spoil my good name.  Ashantees (Africa).  10
Ill wounds may be cured but not ill names.  11
One may remove an evil thing too late to cure an evil name.  12
The shadow of a mighty name.  Lucan.  13
To get a name can happen to but few.  Dr. Johnson.  14
What’s in a name? that which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet.  Shakespeare.
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