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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Cross
 
Crosses are ladders which lead to heaven.  1
Crosses though not pleasant are wholesome.  2
Each cross has its inscription.  3
Every house has its cross.  Dutch.  4
Every one bears his own cross.  French.  5
Every one thinks his own cross the heaviest.  Italian.  6
He that bears the cross blesses himself first.  Danish.  7
No cross—no crown.  8
The cross is the ladder of heaven.  9
There grows no grass at the cross.  10
To every one his own cross is heaviest.  Italian.  11
“We must bear our cross with patience,” said the man when he took his wife on his back.  Danish.  12
 
 
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