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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
All our sweetest hours fly fastest.  Virgil.  1
An hour brings what a year brings not.  Modern Greek.  2
An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening.  3
An hour may destroy what an age was in building.  4
An inch in an hour is a foot in a day’s work.  5
In America one makes an hour out of forty minutes.  German.  6
It chanceth in an hour that comes not in seven years.  7
Pleasant hours fly fast.  8
The darkest hour is that before dawn.  9
The hour which gives us life begins to take it away.  Seneca.  10
There is an hour in each man’s life appointed
To make his happiness if he then seize it.  Beaumont and Fletcher.

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