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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Winning
 
Easy won is easy lost.  German.  1
Too light winning makes the prize light.  2
Win a bet (or game) of your friend and drink it on the spot.  Spanish, Portuguese.  3
Win at first and lose at last.  4
Win by persuasion and not by force.  Latin.  5
Win it and wear it.  6
Win your way by yielding to the tide.  Pope.  7
Who would win must learn to bear.  German.  8
 
 
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