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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
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    Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein.
          Proverbs xxvi. 27.
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    Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
          Proverbs xxvii. 1.
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    Open rebuke is better than secret love.
          Proverbs xxvii. 5.
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    Faithful are the wounds of a friend.
          Proverbs xxvii. 6.
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    A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
          Proverbs xxvii. 15.
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    Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
          Proverbs xxvii. 17.
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    Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
          Proverbs xxvii. 22.
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    The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.
          Proverbs xxviii. 1.
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    He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
          Proverbs xxviii. 20.
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    Where there is no vision, the people perish.
          Proverbs xxix. 18.
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    Give me neither poverty nor riches.
          Proverbs xxx. 8.
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    The horseleech hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.
          Proverbs xxx. 15.
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    In her tongue is the law of kindness.
          Proverbs xxxi. 26.
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    She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
          Proverbs xxxi. 27.
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    Her children arise up and call her blessed.
          Proverbs xxxi. 28.
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    Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.
          Proverbs xxxi. 29.
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    Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain.
          Proverbs xxxi. 30.
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    Vanity of vanities,… all is vanity.
          Ecclesiastes i. 2; xii. 8.
 

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