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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Earthen
 
No wolf’s bane is drunk out of earthen vessels; i.e., a peasant is in no danger of being poisoned.  Juvenal.  1
The earthen pan gains nothing by contact with the copper pot.  Danish.  2
The earthen pot must keep clear of the brass kettle.  3
 
 
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