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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Standing
 
He that stands may fall.  Italian.  1
He that stands upon a slippery place,
Makes nice of no vile hold to stay him up.  Shakespeare.
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He who stands high is seen from afar.  Danish.  3
He who stands near a wood-cutter is likely to be hit by a splinter.  Danish.  4
Who moves picks up, who stands dries up.  Italian.  5
 
 
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