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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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A black hen will lay a white egg.  1
A black man is a jewel in a fair woman’s eye.  2
A black man is a pearl in a fair woman’s eye.  Shakespeare.  3
A black plum is as sweet as a white.  4
Black cows give white milk.  German.  5
Black plums may eat as sweet as white.  6
Black will take no other hue.  7
Two blacks make no white.  8
 
 
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