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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Clever
 
A clever man turns great troubles into little ones and little ones into none at all.  Chinese.  1
A clever man’s inheritance is found in every country.  Danish.  2
All clever men are birds of prey.  Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine.  3
He is called clever who cheats and plunders his friend.  French.  4
If you are not very clever be conciliatory.  Benjamin Disraeli.  5
 
 
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