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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Flint
 
In the coldest flint there is hot fire.  1
The fire in the flint shows not till it is struck.  2
Two hard flints never grind well.  German.  3
Strike a flint and you’ll get fire; strike it not and you’ll not get even smoke.  Chinese.  4
 
 
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