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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
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It is best to know the worst at once.  Plautus.  1
Provide for the worst, the best will save itself.  2
The corruption of the best produces the worst.  Latin.  3
The worst is always the present.  La Fontaine.  4
When things are at the worst they sometimes mend.  Byron.  5
When things come to the worst they’ll mend.  6
Who is it can say, “I am at the worst.”  Shakespeare.  7
 
 
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