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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Rain
 
After great droughts come great rains.  Dutch.  1
“Agree between yourselves” (as to the time) quoth Arlotto, “and I will make it rain.”  Italian.  2
A heavy shower is soon over.  Italian.  3
A little rain stills a great wind.  French.  4
After rain comes sunshine.  French, German, Dutch.  5
It is pleasant to look on the rain when one stands dry.  Dutch.  6
Much rain wears the marble.  Shakespeare.  7
One already wet does not fear the rain.  Turkish.  8
Small rain lays a great wind.  Italian.  9
Small rain lays great dust.  10
Some rain, some rest.  11
When it rains it pours.  12
 
 
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