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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Elephant
 
An elephant does not catch mice.  Latin.  1
He hath an elephant on his hands. (Like the subject to whom an Eastern prince made a present of an elephant and forbade his selling it or disposing of it in any way.)  2
The elephant does not feel a flea bite.  Italian.  3
 
 
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