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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Spark
 
A concealed spark is more to be feared than an open fire.  German.  1
A large fire often comes from a small spark.  Danish.  2
A little spark kindles a great fire.  Italian, German, Spanish.  3
A little spark shines in the dark.  French.  4
A little spark will set a whole city on fire.  Arabian.  5
A small spark can cause a great conflagration.  Chinese.  6
A small spark makes a great fire.  7
Blacksmiths’ children are not afraid of sparks.  Danish.  8
Even the smallest spark shines brightly in darkness.  Latin.  9
From a spark the house is burnt.  Dutch.  10
The smith has always a spark in his throat.  11
The spark sleeps in the stone.  German.  12
 
 
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