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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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As nice as a nun’s hen.  1
He is more nice than wise.  2
Nothing so nasty as a nice man.  Dean Swift.  3
To undo crosses in a straw loft. (To part all the straws that they may not lie cross-wise, i.e., to be over nice.)  Spanish.  4
Who is over nice loses many a slice.  German.  5
 
 
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