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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Dirt
 
Dirt is the dirtiest upon the fairest spot.  1
“Dirt is my brother” says the street sweeper.  German.  2
Dirt parts good company.  3
He that deals in dirt has aye foul fingers.  4
He that falls into the dirt the longer he lies the dirtier he is.  5
He that flings dirt at another dirtieth himself most.  6
It has been blowing hard; the dirt has been blowing into high places.  Danish.  7
When dirt comes to honor it knows not what to be.  Danish.  8
You stout and I stout, who shall carry the dirt out.  9
 
 
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