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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Pain
 
An hour of pain is as long as a day of pleasure.  1
Great pain and little gain make a man soon weary.  2
Great pains cause us to forget the small ones.  German.  3
He that is uneasy at ever so little pain is never without some ache.  4
If pains be a pleasure to you profit will follow.  5
Let pain deserved without complaint be borne.  Dr. Johnson.  6
Naething is got without pains but dirt and lang nails.  7
Pain is forgotten when gain comes.  8
Pain is no longer pain when it is past.  9
Pain makes even the innocent liars.  Publius Syrus.  10
Pain past is pleasure.  11
Pains are the wages of ill pleasures.  12
Pains make the heart golden.  German.  13
There is a pleasure that is born of pain.  Owen Meredith.  14
There is no pain so great that time will not soften.  German.  15
There is no remembrance which time does not obliterate, nor pain which death does not put an end to.  Don Quixote.  16
Where a man feels pain he lays his hand.  Dutch.  17
 
 
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