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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Early Rising
Early to bed and early to rise,
Makes a man healthy, and wealthy, and wise.
For all one’s early rising it dawns none the sooner.  Spanish.  2
Get a name to rise early and you may lie all day.  3
Go to bed late, rise early, you will see your own harm and that of others.  Portuguese.  4
Go to bed with the lamb and rise with the lark.  5
He that will thrive must rise at five,
He that hath thriven may lie till seven.
He who does not rise with the sun does not enjoy the day.  Don Quixote.  7
He who does not rise early never does a good day’s work.  8
He who rises early will gather wisdom.  Danish.  9
If no profits he spies,
Where’s the man will early rise.  Chinese.
It dawns none the sooner for all the world’s early rising.  Portuguese.  11
It is better for him whom God helps than for him who rises early.  Don Quixote.  12
Let not the sun look down and say inglorious here he lies.  Franklin.  13
Out before day, in before night.  Dutch.  14
Rise early and watch, labor and catch.  Spanish, Portuguese.  15
The early riser is healthy, cheerful and industrious.  French.  16
The morning hour has gold in its mouth.  German, Dutch, Danish.  17
Who makes everything right must rise early.  18

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