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 AbandonAb’aris. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Abandon fait larron.
 
As opportunity makes the thief, the person who neglects to take proper care of his goods, leads into temptation, hence the proverb, “Neglect leads to theft.”   1
 


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