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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Ill Luck
 
Even ill luck is good for something in a wise man’s hand.  1
He that has ill luck gets ill usage.  Old French.  2
He that has no ill luck grows weary of good luck.  Spanish.  3
Ill luck comes by pounds and goes away by ounces.  Italian.  4
Ill luck enters by fathoms and departs by inches.  Spanish.  5
Ill luck is good for something.  6
Ill luck is worse than found money.  7
Ill luck upon ill luck and a stone for a pillow.  Spanish.  8
When ill luck falls asleep let nobody wake her.  Spanish.  9
 
 
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