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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Inheritance
 
Better a dollar earned than ten inherited.  German.  1
He flourishes by hereditary renown.  Latin.  2
He is no great heir that inherits not his ancestors’ virtues.  3
He who inherits a farthing is expected to spend a dollar.  German.  4
Many heirs make small portions.  German.  5
 
 
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