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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Dependence
 
Dependence is a poor trade.  1
Disdain the bitter bread of dependence.  C. C. Baldwin’s Moral Maxims.  2
He who depends on another dines ill and sups worse.  3
He who is fed by another’s hand seldom gets enough.  Danish.  4
He who relies but on another’s table is apt to dine late.  Italian.  5
Who dangles after the great is the last at table and the first to be cuffed.  Italian.  6
 
 
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