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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
He who spits above himself will have it all in his face.  Spanish.  1
Spit in your hand and take better hold.  2
Spit not against Heaven, ’twill fall back in thy face.  3
Spit not in the well, you may have to drink its water.  4
When one spits against the moon it falls back in his face.  Bengal.  5
Who spits against Heaven it falls on his head.  French.  6
Who spits against the wind it fouls his beard.  Dutch.  7

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