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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Speak
 
He speaks of things more ancient than chaos.  1
He speaks one word nonsense and two that have nothing in them.  2
He that speaks lavishly shall hear as knavishly.  3
He that speaks me fair and loves me not,
I’ll speak him fair and trust him not.
  4
He that speaks not, God hears not.  Spanish.  5
He that speaks of things that do not concern him, shall hear of things that will not please him.  Arabian.  6
He that speaks sows, he that hears reaps.  7
He that speaks the things he shouldna, hears the things he wa’dna.  8
He that speaks truth must have one foot in the stirrup.  Turkish.  9
He who speaks ill of himself is praised by no one.  Danish.  10
That is well spoken which is well taken.  11
Where two speak the third is a bone in the throat.  German.  12
 
 
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