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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Scholar, Student
 
A scholar has no ennui.  Richter.  1
A scholar may be beguiled thrice, a soldier but once.  2
A student has usually three maladies: poverty, itch and pride.  German.  3
Dear the school-boy spot,
We ne’er forget, though there we are forgot.  Byron.
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Every good scholar is not a good schoolmaster.  5
Great scholars are not the shrewdest men.  French.  6
He is the best scholar, who has learned to love well.  7
It is as easy to be a scholar as a gamester.  Harries.  8
John has been to school to learn to be a fool.  French.  9
The scholar may war the master.  10
There mark what ills the scholar’s life assail,
Toil, envy, want, the patron and the jail.  Dr. Johnson.
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Who robs a scholar robs the public.  Spanish.  12
 
 
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