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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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A pig that has two owners is sure to die of hunger.  1
A pot that belongs to many is ill stirred and worse boiled.  2
Too many bitter herbs spoil the stew.  Spanish.  3
Too many cooks spoil the broth.  4
Too many sacks are the death of the ass.  German.  5
Too many tire-women make the bride ill dressed.  Spanish.  6
Two captains sink the ship.  Turkish.  7
Too many expedients may spoil an affair.  La Fontaine.  8
With seven nurses a child will be without eyes.  Russian.  9
 
 
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