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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Conquerors, Conquered
 
Conquerors are like fires, the greater their brilliancy, the larger the ruin they leave behind them.  Punch.  1
Earth’s law: The conquered are the wrong.  Bulwer.  2
He conquers who sticks in his saddle.  Italian.  3
He hath conquered that hath made his enemies fly.  4
He is twice a conqueror, who can restrain himself in the hour of victory.  Publius Syrus.  5
He that will conquer must fight.  6
Let him live who conquers.  Don Quixote.  7
Long life to the conqueror.  Spanish.  8
Most men cry, Long live the conqueror.  9
The conquered is never called wise nor the conqueror rash.  10
 
 
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