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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Flight
 
It is not all who turn their backs that flee.  Danish.  1
It is wiser to run away when there is no remedy, than to stay and die in the field foolishly.  2
To flee and to run are not all one.  Spanish.  3
Who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day.  Butler.  4
Who flees the bees runs into the jaws of the lion.  German.  5
Who flees the wolf meets with the bear.  German.  6
 
 
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