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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
In order to manage an ungovernable beast he must be stinted in his provender.  Queen Elizabeth.  1
The beast dead the venom dead.  French, Italian.  2
The beast is more savage than man when he is possessed of power equal to his passion.  Plutarch.  3
The beasts are by instinct their own physicians.  French, Italian.  4
The beast that goes well is never without some one to try his paces.  Spanish, Portuguese.  5
There is no beast so savage but it sports with its mate.  Spanish.  6
There is no beast that does not roar in its den.  African.  7

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