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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Rest
 
A man rests all over when he lies down.  Stonewall Jackson.  1
A short rest is always good.  Danish.  2
All that are in a bed must not have quiet rest.  3
Alternate rest and labor long endure.  Ovid.  4
Better a little with rest than much with unrest.  German.  5
Men tire themselves in pursuit of rest.  Sterne.  6
Rest comes from unrest and unrest from rest.  German.  7
Rest is good after the work is done.  Danish.  8
Rest is sweet after strife.  Owen Meredith.  9
Rest is the sweet sauce of labor.  Plutarch.  10
Rest is won only by work.  Turkish.  11
Rest makes rusty.  Danish.  12
Silken rest tie all my cares up.  Beaumont and Fletcher.  13
The fertile field becomes sterile without rest.  Spanish.  14
Too much rest itself becomes a pain.  Homer.  15
 
 
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