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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Sun
 
As long as the sun shines one does not ask for the moon.  Russian.  1
Clouds, that the sun builds up, darken him.  2
However bright the sun may shine, leave not your cloak at home.  Spanish.  3
If the sun shines on me I care not for the moon.  Italian, Spanish.  4
In every country the sun riseth in the morning.  5
Make hay while the sun shines.  German.  6
Make use of the sun while it shines.  Danish.  7
Men shut the door against the setting sun.  Shakespeare.  8
Men use to worship the rising sun.  9
Men worship the rising not the setting sun.  Pompey.  10
The sun can be seen by nothing but its own light.  11
The sun is not the light for study.  12
The sun is still beautiful though ready to set.  13
The sun is the king of torches.  Western African.  14
The sun may do its duty though your grapes are not ripe.  15
The sun passes over filth and is not defiled.  Italian.  16
The sun shines even on the wicked.  Seneca.  17
The sun shines for all the world.  French.  18
The sun will bring to light what lay under the snow.  German.  19
The sun will go down all by itself without thy assistance.  Hebrew.  20
They that walk much in the sun will be tanned at last.  21
’Tis day still while the sun shines.  22
When the sun flies, the shadow dies.  Oriental.  23
When the sun is highest he casts the least shadow.  24
When the sun rises the disease will abate.  25
When the sun shines on thee, thou needest not care for the moon.  Italian.  26
 
 
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