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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
If the stars were loaves, many persons would sleep out of doors.  Wolofs (Africa).  1
He that looks for a star puts out his candle.  2
No one sees what is before his feet; we all gaze at the stars.  Cicero.  3
One may point at a star but not pull at it.  4
Some persons take more trouble looking for pins than they would for stars.  Punch.  5
Stars are not seen by sunshine.  6

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