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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Mountain
 
Behind every mountain lies a vale.  Dutch.  1
Believe if thou wilt that mountains change their places, but believe not that men change their dispositions.  Mahomet.  2
If the mountain will not go to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.  3
If you don’t scale the mountain you can’t view the plain.  Chinese.  4
Mountains do not come near to mountains, but men to men.  Turkish.  5
Mountains never unite.  6
The most difficult mountain to cross is the threshold.  Danish.  7
Two men may meet, but never two mountains.  French.  8
 
 
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