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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
He that hires one garden (which he looks after) eats birds; he that hires more than one will be eaten by the birds.  1
Many things grow in the garden that were not sowed there.  2
More grows in a garden than a gardener sows there.  Portuguese.  3
Rue an thyme grow baith in ae garden.  4
The gardener’s feet do no harm to the garden.  Spanish.  5
Wholesome and poisonous herbs grow in the same garden.  6

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