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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A careless watch invites the vigilant foe.  1
Careless men let their end steal upon them unawares and unprovided.  2
Careless shepherds make many a feast for the wolf.  3
“I thought I had given him rope enough,” said Pedley when he hanged his mare.  4
One stroke on the nail and a hundred on the horseshoe.  Spanish.  5
Such as are careless of themselves can hardly be mindful of others.  Thales.  6
Throw not the child out with the bath.  Danish.  7

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