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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Wooing
 
A man may obtain easily a fatherless maid.  Gaelic.  1
A rich man’s wooing is seldom long of doing.  Scotch.  2
All wooers are rich and captives poor.  German.  3
Happy’s the wooing that’s not long in doing.  4
Men are April when they woo, December when they wed.  Shakespeare.  5
Never mind him, let him be,
By-and-by he’ll follow thee.
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Not what is she but what hath she.  7
The last suitor wins the maid.  8
The wooing was a day after the wedding.  9
’Tis best to woo where you can see the smoke.  Dutch.  10
To woo is a pleasure in young men, a fault in old.  11
Who the daughter would win,
With mamma must begin.  German.
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