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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure.  Tupper.  1
A babe is a mother’s anchor. She cannot swing far from her moorings.  Beecher.  2
A babe is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.  French.  3
A bairn maun creep ere it gang.  4
At first babes feed on the mother’s bosom, but always on her heart.  Beecher.  5
None of us like the crying of another person’s baby.  Punch.  6
Too many nurses spoil the broth of a boy.  Punch.  7
To the well-bred doctor all babies are angels.  Punch.  8
Where God sends babies he sends penny loaves.  9

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