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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Not Easy
 
It is not easy to know your butter in another man’s cabbage.  Danish.  1
It is not easy to pluck hairs from a bald pate.  Danish.  2
It is not easy to show the way to a blind man.  Italian.  3
It is not easy to sting a bear with a straw.  Danish.  4
It is not easy to straighten in the oak the crook that grew in the sapling.  Gaelic.  5
It is not easy to walk on the devil’s ice.  Danish.  6
 
 
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