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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Trouble
 
Do not call upon death to relieve you of trouble. (Fable of the old man and death.)  1
He that seeks trouble, it were a pity he should miss it.  Scotch.  2
He that will have no trouble in this world must not be born in it.  3
In trouble to be troubled is to have your trouble doubled.  Spanish.  4
It is good to have company in trouble.  5
Let your trouble tarry ’til it’s own day comes.  6
No one gets into trouble without his own help.  Danish.  7
Send not to market for trouble.  8
There is always some trouble mixed up with the greatest pleasure.  Hans Andersen.  9
While at their ease men burn no incense, but when trouble comes they clasp the feet of Fo. (Chief of the gods.)  Chinese.  10
Who troubles others has no rest himself.  Italian.  11
 
 
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