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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Fault-finding
 
Every clown can find fault though it would puzzle him to do better.  German.  1
He that finds fault wants to buy.  German, Spanish.  2
He that findeth fault with rusticity is himself a rustic.  Cæsar.  3
Nothing is easier than fault-finding.  Robert West.  4
The sieve says to the needle: “You have a hole in your tail.”  Bengalese.  5
You would find fault with a fat goose.  6
You would spy faults if your eyes were out.  7
You’d find faults in a bulrush.  8
 
 
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