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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Branch
 
A young branch takes on all the bends that one gives it.  Chinese.  1
The branch is seldom better than the stem.  Danish.  2
The branch must be bent early that makes a good crook.  Danish.  3
The highest branch is not the safest roost.  4
The old branch breaks if bent.  Danish.  5
 
 
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