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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A general shipwreck is a consolation to all.  Latin.  1
A wreck on a shore is a beacon at sea.  Dutch.  2
After shipwrecks there is a harbor.  Latin.  3
All wrecks come to the shore; the shore never goes to the wreck.  French.  4
He is foolish to blame the sea who is shipwrecked twice.  Publius Syrus.  5
He that has been shipwrecked shudders at still water.  Ovid.  6
He who is shipwrecked the second time cannot lay the blame on Neptune.  7
Let another’s shipwreck be your sea mark.  8
No one can complain of the sea who twice suffers shipwreck.  German.  9
Shipwrecked in luxury and lost in ease.  Prior.  10
Show mercy to those that are shipwrecked.  Phocylides 540 years before Christ.  11
To look at a shipwreck from the shore.  Latin.  12

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