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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A good cause makes a stout heart and a strong arm.  1
A good cause needs help.  French.  2
Everything must have a cause.  Chinese.  3
For it is a duty, all the learned think,
To espouse his cause by whom you eat and drink.
He who hath an ill cause let him sell it cheap.  5
If you grease a cause well it will stretch.  6
It is a bad or ill cause that none dare speak in.  Scotch.  7
Lidford law: first hang and draw, then hear the cause.  8
The best cause requires a good pleader.  Dutch.  9
The cause finds arms.  10
There is a cause for all things.  Italian.  11
’Tis a sign of an ill cause to rail at your adversary.  12
’Tis the cause makes all:
Degrades or hallows courage in its fall.  Byron.
When the cause is lost words are useless.  Italian.  14
Where the cause is just, the small conquers the great.  Greek.  15

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