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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
It is Good
It is good to be a priest at Easter, child in Lent, peasant at Christmas and fool in harvest time.  Danish.  1
It is good to beat a proud man when he is alone.  French.  2
It is good to be of kin to means.  Dr. Johnson.  3
It is good to be sure.  4
It is good to cry yule at other men’s cost.  5
It is good to go on foot when a man hath a horse in his hands.  6
It is good to have a hatch before the door.  7
It is good to hear mass and keep house.  Spanish.  8
It is good to hold the clothes of one who is swimming.  Italian.  9
It is good to be out of harm’s gate.  10

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