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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Treachery
 
He covers me with his wings and bites me with his bill.  1
It is the foot of a baboon. (Said of a treacherous person.)  African.  2
Passion and unkindness may give a wound that shall bleed and smart, but it is treachery that makes it fester.  South.  3
The act of treachery is liked but not he that does it.  Spanish.  4
To stroke with one hand and stab with the other.  5
Treachery and slander are long lived.  Danish.  6
Treachery lurks in honeyed words.  Danish.  7
 
 
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