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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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Count cash as if it were gold and so avoid the least mistake.  Chinese.  1
Count like Jews and agree like brethren.  2
Count not your chickens before they’re hatched,
Eat not your gudgeons before they’re catched.  Butler.
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Count siller after a’ your kin.  4
He that counts a’ costs will ne’er put plough i’ the ground.  5
Wrong count is no payment.  6
 
 
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