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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Ill-gotten
 
Ill-got, ill-spent.  1
Ill-gotten gains are productive of evil.  Sophocles.  2
Ill-gotten goods never prosper.  German.  3
Ill-gotten is ill-spent.  Plautus.  4
Things ill-got had ever bad success;
And happy always was it for that son
Whose father for his hoarding went to hell.  Shakespeare.
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