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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Choice, Choosing
Choose rather to be the tail of lions than the head of foxes.  Hebrew.  1
Choose what is most fit, custom will make it the most agreeable.  2
Choose what you are, no other state prefer.  Elphinston.  3
Hard is the choice when one is compelled either by silence to die with grief or by speaking to live with shame.  Ben Jonson.  4
He that chooses takes the worst.  5
He that has a choice has trouble.  Dutch.  6
Hobson’s choice; i.e., the next or nothing.  7
No choice among stinking fish.  8
There is but bad choice where the whole stock is bad.  9
There is small choice in rotten apples.  Don Quixote.  10

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