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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Crooked
 
A crooked log is not to be straightened.  Latin.  1
A crooked log makes a good fire.  French.  2
A crooked stick will have a crooked shadow.  3
Crooked by nature is never made straight by education.  4
Crooked iron may be straightened with a hammer.  Danish.  5
Crooked logs make straight fires.  6
 
 
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