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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Wedge
 
A blunt wedge sometimes does what a sharp axe will not.  1
A knotty piece of timber must have smooth wedges.  2
Blunt wedges rive hard oaks.  Shakespeare.  3
Knotty timber requires sharp wedges.  4
One wedge drives another.  German, Turkish.  5
There goes the wedge where the beetle drives it.  6
 
 
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