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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
9955
    He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
          Proverbs xvi. 32.
9956
    The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.
          Proverbs xvi. 33.
9957
    A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it.
          Proverbs xvii. 8.
9958
    He that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.
          Proverbs xvii. 9.
9959
    A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.
          Proverbs xvii. 22.
9960
    The eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.
          Proverbs xvii. 24.
9961
    He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
          Proverbs xvii. 27.
9962
    Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise.
          Proverbs xvii. 28.
9963
    A wounded spirit who can bear?
          Proverbs xviii. 14.
9964
    Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.
          Proverbs xviii. 22.
9965
    A man that hath friends must show himself friendly; and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.
          Proverbs xviii. 24.
9966
    He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord.
          Proverbs xix. 17.
9967
    Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging.
          Proverbs xx. 1.
9968
    Every fool will be meddling.
          Proverbs xx. 3.
9969
    The hearing ear and the seeing eye.
          Proverbs xx. 12.
9970
    It is naught, it is naught, saith the buyer; but when he is gone his way, then he boasteth.
          Proverbs xx. 14.
9971
    It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
          Proverbs xxi. 9.
9972
    A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.
          Proverbs xxii. 1.
9973
    Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it.
          Proverbs xxii. 6.
 

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