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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Gluttony
 
A glutton is never generous.  1
A glutton young, a beggar old.  German.  2
A greedy man God hates.  3
Gluttony kills more than the sword.  French, Italian.  4
He’ll eat till he sweats and work till he freezes.  5
His eye is bigger than his belly.  6
If it rained macaroni what a fine thing for gluttons.  Italian.  7
It is easier to fill a glutton’s belly than his eye.  8
Never good that mind their belly so much.  9
You dig your grave with your teeth.  10
Your belly will never let your back be warm.  11
 
 
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