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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Sluggard
 
Be slow in giving advice, ready to do a service.  1
Be slow to believe an evil report; deliberate well before repeating it.  2
Be slow to offend, swift to revenge.  (An inscription on a dagger.)  3
Be slow to promise, quick to perform.  4
Slow and sure.  5
Slow at meat, slow at work.  6
Slow rises wealth by poverty depressed.  Dr. Johnson.  7
 
 
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