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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Beard
 
Beard was never the true standard of brains.  T. Fuller.  1
If the beard were all the goat would be the winner.  Danish.  2
If my beard is burnt others try to light their pipes at it.  Turkish.  3
Little beard little modesty.  Spanish.  4
Red beard and black head catch him with a good trick and take him dead.  5
The beard does not make the philosopher.  Italian.  6
To beards with money cavaliers pay respect.  Spanish.  7
Where there is no beard there is no understanding.  German.  8
Whoever hath a divided beard the whole world will not prevail against him.  9
You can scarcely pull a hair from a thin beard.  Modern Greek.  10
 
 
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