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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Suspicion, Suspicions
A man suspected is half condemned.  1
A slight suspicion may destroy a good repute.  Danish.  2
An innocent heart suspects no guile.  Portuguese.  3
As good steal the horse as look over the hedge.  4
At the gate where suspicion enters love goes out.  5
Be ever vigilant but never suspicious.  6
He is so suspicious that he cannot be got at without a stalking-horse.  7
He that is in fault is in suspicion.  Italian.  8
He who suspects is seldom at fault.  Italian.  9
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind,
The thief doth fear each bush an officer.  Shakespeare.
Suspicion is the bane of friendship.  Petrarch.  11
Suspicion is the poison of friendship.  French.  12
Suspicion is the virtue of a coward.  13
Suspicion may be no fault, but showing it is a great one.  14
Suspicions among thoughts are like bats among birds that ever fly by twilight.  Bacon.  15
The losing side is full of suspicion.  Publius Syrus.  16

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