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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Reproof
 
A smart reproof is better than smooth deceit.  1
Public reproof hardens shame.  2
Reprove not a scorner lest he hate thee; rebuke a wise man and he will love thee.  Bible.  3
Reprove others but correct thyself.  4
Reprove thy friend privately, commend him publicly.  Solon.  5
Reproof never does a wise man harm.  6
Who reproves the lame must go upright.  Danish.  7
It is better to reprove privately than to be angry secretly.  8
 
 
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