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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Land
 
A dumb man never gets land.  1
According to the worth of the man is the worth of his land.  French.  2
Better a ruined than a lost land.  French, Dutch.  3
Half an acre is good land.  4
Good land should not be quitted for a bad landlord.  French.  5
Land was never lost for want of an heir.  6
Not every land has all at hand.  7
The land a man knows is his mother.  Spanish.  8
The land is dead; i.e., war has begun.  African.  9
Who buys land buys war.  Italian.  10
 
 
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