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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Weeds
 
A good garden may have some weeds.  1
He that bites on every weed may light on poison.  2
Ill weeds are not hurt by frost.  Spanish, Portuguese.  3
Ill weeds grow apace.  French, Italian, Dutch.  4
Ill weeds grow the fastest and last the longest.  Danish.  5
Most subject is the fattest soil to weeds.  Shakespeare.  6
No garden without its weeds.  7
One ill weed spoils a whole pot of pottage.  8
The frost hurts no weeds.  9
The weeds overgrow the corn.  10
Weeds never die.  German, Danish.  11
Weeds want no sowing.  12
 
 
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