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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
One foolish act may undo a man and a timely one make his fortune.  Gaelic.  1
One foot is better than two crutches.  2
One foot is better than two stilts.  French.  3
One grain of pepper is worth a cart-load of hail.  4
One grain of sharp pepper is better than a basket full of gourds.  5
One grape will not make a bunch though it be a great one.  Benjamin Disraeli.  6
One link broken, the whole chain is broken.  German.  7
One log does not burn long by itself.  German.  8
One pirate gets nothing of another but his cask.  9
One ploughs, another sows,
Who will reap no one knows.  Danish.
One poison is cured by another.  11
One sad losel soils a man for aye.  Byron.  12
One stroke falls not an oak.  13
Only one can be emperor.  German.  14

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