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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Pope
 
After one pope another is made.  Italian.  1
Every priestling conceals a popeling.  German.  2
He that has the pope for his cousin need not fear hell fire.  Spanish.  3
He who has the pope for his cousin may soon be a cardinal.  German.  4
He who never budges from Paris will never be pope.  Spanish.  5
If you would be a pope you must think of nothing else.  6
It is hard to sit in Rome an’ fight wi’ the pope.  7
One living pope is better than ten dead.  Italian.  8
The corpse of the pope takes up no more ground than the sacristan’s.  Don Quixote.  9
The pope and a peasant know more than the pope alone.  Italian.  10
We cannot all be pope of Rome.  German.  11
 
 
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