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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Luxurious, Luxury
 
He tried the luxury of doing good.  Crabbe.  1
It is a hard matter to save that city from ruin where a fish was sold for more than an ox.  Cato reproving luxury.  2
Luxury destroys mankind,
At once corrupts the body and the mind.  Crown.
  3
Luxury is the bane of morality and virtue.  Swiss.  4
Luxury! thou curst by Heaven’s decree.  Goldsmith.  5
The luxurious want many things, the covetous all things.  6
The luxury of the rich gives bread to the poor.  French.  7
 
 
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