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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A hair casts its shadow on the ground.  1
All wool is hair, more or less.  Portuguese.  2
Even a hair casteth its shadow.  German, Spanish, Portuguese.  3
Gray hairs are death’s blossoms.  4
Hair by hair and the head gets bald.  Danish.  5
Hair is not to be mentioned in a bald man’s house.  Livonian.  6
How easily a hair gets into the butter.  German.  7
Long hair—little brain.  Turkish.  8
No doors are shut against honest gray hairs.  9
Short hair is soon brushed.  German.  10
The bald pate talks most of hair.  Livonian.  11
There is no hair so small but hath its shadow.  12

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