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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
I never saw an oft-removed tree, nor yet an oft-removed family that throve so well as those that settled be.  Franklin.  1
One is never so rich as when he moves from one house to another.  French.  2
Plants oft removed never thrive.  German.  3
Remove an old tree and it will wither to death.  4
Remove not the ancient landmarks which thy fathers have set.  Solomon.  5
Three removes are as bad as a fire.  6
Trees often transplanted seldom prosper.  Dutch.  7
Two removes are as bad as a fire.  8

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