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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A deed done has an end.  Italian.  1
A good deed bears a blessing for its fruit.  Hans Andersen.  2
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds.  Congreve.  3
Deeds are fruits, words are leaves.  4
Deeds are love and not sweet words (or fine phrases).  Spanish, Portuguese.  5
Deeds are males and words are but females.  6
Deeds, not words.  Beaumont and Fletcher.  7
Good deeds are ever in themselves rewarded.  Massinger.  8
Good deeds remain, all things else perish.  9
Great deeds are reserved for great men.  Don Quixote.  10
Great soul, great deeds.  German.  11
He who is scared by words has no heart for deeds.  Danish.  12
How much more safe the good than evil deed.  Homer.  13
Ill deeds are doubled with an evil word.  Shakespeare.  14
Immodest deeds you hinder to be wrought,
But we proscribe the least immodest thought.  Dryden.
’Tis deeds must win the prize.  Shakespeare.  16

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