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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Lamp
 
By lamplight every country wench is handsome.  Italian.  1
If you would have your lamp burn, you must pour oil into it.  German.  2
When wanes the lamp amid the morning light,
Forget not, hermit, how it cheered thy sight.
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