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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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It is easier than to blow dust off any thing.  Chinese.  1
It is easier to bear what’s amiss than go about to reform it.  2
It is easier to blame than to do better.  German.  3
It is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.  Franklin.  4
It is easier to build two hearths than always to keep a fire on one.  German.  5
It is easier to descend than ascend.  6
It is easier to get away from the bank than the bottom.  French.  7
It is easier to pull down than build.  8
It is easier to stem the brook than the river.  Danish.  9
It is easier to strike than defend well.  10
’Tis easier to hurt than to heal.  German.  11
 
 
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