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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Toil
 
He toils like a dog in a wheel, who roasts meat for other people’s eating.  1
He who toils with pain will eat with pleasure.  Chinese.  2
How pleasant it is for him who has been preserved to remember his toil.  Greek.  3
Nothing is achieved without toil.  4
To make a man of yourself you must toil.  Chinese.  5
Toil is prayer. (Laborare est orare.)  6
Toil is the lot of all, and bitter woe
    The fate of many.  Homer.
  7
Toil without glory is a menial’s lot.  Benjamin Disraeli.  8
When toil ceases the people suffer.  Benjamin Disraeli.  9
 
 
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