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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A noble house-keeper needs no doors.  1
A sensible house-keeper begins to sweep her stairs from the top.  German.  2
Fat house-keepers make lean executors.  3
House-keeping has a wide mouth.  German.  4
House-keeping without a housewife is a lantern without a light.  German.  5
I mistress and you miss, who is to sweep the house?  Spanish.  6
“Sweetheart” and “honey bird” keeps no house.  7
The day I did not make my toilet there came one I did not expect.  Spanish.  8
The day I did not sweep my house there came to it one I did not expect.  Spanish.  9
There are mae married than gude house-haunders.  10

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