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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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“Allah is Allah, but I have two anchors astern.” (Turkish admiral speaking to Lady Hester Stanhope.)  1
Good riding at two anchors, for if one break the other may hold.  2
He is like the anchor that is always in the sea yet does not learn to swim.  Italian.  3
It is best to trust to two anchors.  Latin.  4
 
 
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