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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Sit
 
As good sit still as rise up and fall.  1
Better sit still than rise and get a fall.  2
Don’t budge if you sit at ease.  German.  3
He sits fu still that hath riven breeks.  4
He sits not sure who sits too high.  5
He sits by moonshine and lies abed by sunshine.  6
He sits well who can rise without help.  Danish.  7
He that comes first may sit where he will.  8
He that sits among reeds, cuts pipes as he pleases.  German.  9
Lowly sit, richly warm.  10
Sit in your place and none can make you rise.  11
Sit still rather than rise and fall down.  12
They may sit in the chair that have malt to sell.  13
 
 
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