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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
He who has much weeps as well as he who has little.  Modern Greek.  1
He who loves you well makes you weep, and he who hates you may make you laugh.  2
He who weeps from his heart will provoke tears even from the blind.  Russian.  3
Onions can make heirs and widows weep.  4
The thatched cottage where one is merry is preferable to a palace where one weeps.  Chinese.  5
There is a certain kind of pleasure in weeping.  Ovid.  6
To weep overmuch for the dead is to affront the living.  7
When the vulture dies the hen does not weep.  German.  8
Who has none to still him may weep out his eyes.  9

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