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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Running
 
He must not talk of running that cannot go.  1
He runs as fast as if he had eggs in his shoes.  Dutch.  2
He runs far that never turns.  3
He runs heavily who is forced to run.  Danish.  4
He runs the wild goose chase. (A horse race in any direction the leader chooses to take.)  Shakespeare.  5
He that runs fast will not run long.  6
He that runs fastest gets most ground.  7
He that runs fastest gets the ring.  Shakespeare.  8
He that runs in the dark may well stumble.  9
He that runs, loses ground in the end.  German.  10
It is not enough to run: one must start in time.  French.  11
There is no use running: to set out betimes is the main point.  La Fontaine.  12
Who runs is followed.  Dutch.  13
You run like Teague before your errand.  14
What is the use of running when we are not on the right road?  German.  15
 
 
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