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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Cripple
 
A cripple in the way out-travels a postman out of the way.  Ben Jonson.  1
A cripple may catch a hare.  2
A lame man won’t walk with one who is lamer.  French.  3
A lame traveller should get out betimes.  4
Better to limp upon the right way than to ride upon the wrong.  5
“Crooked Carlin” quoth the cripple to his wife.  Scotch.  6
Halt not before a cripple.  7
I now see which leg you are lame of.  8
It is hard to halt before a cripple.  9
Never limp before the lame.  French.  10
The lame goeth as far as the staggerer.  11
The lame returns sooner than his servant.  12
We must wait for the lame man.  French.  13
 
 
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