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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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A great gap may be filled with small stones.  Gaelic.  1
A small bolt to the house is better than none at all.  Danish.  2
A small cloud may hide both sun and moon.  Danish.  3
A small coin in a big jar makes a great noise.  Hebrew.  4
A small demerit extinguishes a long service.  5
A small hatchet fells a great oak.  Portuguese.  6
A small hurt in the eye is a great one.  7
A small matter hurts one that is sore.  8
A small pack becomes a small pedler.  9
A small sore wants not a great plaster.  10
A small stone is large enough to prop up a large water jar.  African.  11
A small sum may serve for a small reckoning.  12
Attention to small things is the economy of virtue.  Chinese.  13
Small axes fell great trees.  German.  14
Small brooks make the greatest noise.  German.  15
 
 
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