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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Shaving
 
A bald head is soon shaven.  1
A beard well lathered is half shaved.  Spanish.  2
After shaving there’s nothing to shear.  French, Italian, Portuguese.  3
Bald heads are soon shaven.  4
St. Francis shaved himself first and then he shaved his brethren.  Italian.  5
The executioner is a clean shaver.  German.  6
’Tis ill shaving against the wool.  7
 
 
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