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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Silver
 
A silver hammer breaks an iron door.  French.  1
A silver key can open an iron lock.  2
Bad silver will only buy old sow’s flesh.  Chinese.  3
Bonny silver is soon spent.  4
Fight with silver spurs and you will overcome everything.  Latin.  5
He that fights with silver is sure to overcome.  6
He that has no silver in his purse should have silver on his tongue.  7
Is no coin good silver but your penny?  8
Silver and gold are all men’s dears.  Danish.  9
Silver is of less value than gold, gold than virtue.  Horace.  10
Silver is the people’s money.  Leland Stanford.  11
White silver draws black lines.  12
 
 
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