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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
After one that earns comes one that wastes.  Danish.  1
Building and the marrying of children are great wasters.  2
Burning the candle at both ends.  3
He sprinkles incense on a dunghill.  4
Nae wonder to see wasters want.  5
Save at the tap and waste at the bung-hole.  6
To burn out a candle in search of a pin.  7
To dig with golden spades. (To waste means.)  Latin.  8
Wasting is a bad habit, sparing a sure income.  Dutch.  9
Waste makes want.  10
Waste not want not.  11
Wilful waste brings woeful want.  12
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