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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Applause
 
Applause is the root of abuse.  Japanese.  1
Applause is the spur of noble minds.  2
Mankind bestows more applause on her destroyers than her benefactors.  Gibbon.  3
Men seek less to be instructed than applauded.  4
The applause of the people is a blast of air.  5
 
 
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