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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Providence
 
If you leap into a well, Providence is not bound to help you out.  1
If you oblige those who can never pay you, you make Providence your debtor.  2
Providence alone can extricate us out of the labyrinths we often fall into.  Turkish Spy.  3
Providence assists not the idle.  Latin.  4
Providence for the most part sets us on a level.  Spectator.  5
Providence is better than rent.  6
Providence knows better what we require than we do ourselves.  La Fontaine.  7
Providence is supremely wise, alike in what it gives and what denies.  8
Providence will sooner or later procure the felicity of the virtuous and innocent.  Fielding.  9
There is a special providence in the fall of a sparrow.  10
 
 
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