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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Greed
 
Big mouthfuls often choke.  Italian.  1
Greed and the eye can no man fill.  German.  2
Greedy folks have long arms.  3
Greedy chokes puppy.  West Indian.  4
He has eat up the pot and asks for the pipkin.  5
The bounty of nature is too little for the greedy man.  Seneca.  6
Whose carriage is greediness, his companion is beggary.  Oriental.  7
Ye let little gae by you unless it be the swallow.  8
 
 
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