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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Striking
 
He that strikes my dog would strike me if he durst.  1
He that strikes with his tongue must ward with his head.  2
He that strikes with his sword shall be beaten with the stabbard.  3
He who strikes another does not strike far from the head.  Danish.  4
Strike but bear.  Plutarch’s Life of Themistocles.  5
Strike—for your altars and your fires,
Strike—for the green graves of your sires,
God—and your native land!  Fitz-Greene Halleck.
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Strike, Dawkins, the devil is in the hemp.  7
Strike while the iron is hot.  John Webster.  8
Strike while the iron’s hot.  French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish.  9
 
 
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