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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Tide, Ebb, Flow
 
A flow will have an ebb.  1
After ebb comes flood and friends with good.  Dutch.  2
After high floods come low ebbs.  Dutch.  3
Every flood hath its ebb.  Dutch.  4
Every tide hath its ebb.  5
The ebb will fetch off what the tide brings in.  6
There is a tide in the affairs of men,
Which taken at the flood leads on to fortune.  Shakespeare.
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