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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Corn
 
Corn him well, he’ll work the better.  1
Corn in good years is hay, in ill years straw is corn.  2
Corn is not good to be gathered in the blade but in the ear.  3
He has eaten his corn in the blade.  French.  4
Much corn lies under the straw that is not seen.  5
No corn without chaff.  Dutch.  6
The corn falls out of a shaken sheaf.  French.  7
There is plenty of corn in Castile but he who has none starves.  Portuguese.  8
Very good corn grows in little fields.  French.  9
 
 
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