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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
It is not
 
It is not the cowl that makes the friar.  Dutch.  1
It is not the defects of the branches nor of the leaves that cause the tree to perish; it is the decay of the root.  Chinese.  2
It is not the fine but the coarse and ill-spun that breaks.  Spanish.  3
It is not the surplice that makes parson of clerk.  Spanish.  4
 
 
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