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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A green wound is soon healed.  1
A wound foreseen pains the less.  Italian.  2
A wound is not cured by the unbending of the bow.  3
A wound never heals so well that the scar cannot be seen.  Danish.  4
After the battle humanity should close the wounds that valor has inflicted.  Petrarch.  5
He that would heal a wound must not handle it.  Italian.  6
If you cannot heal the wound do not tear it open.  Danish.  7
Old wounds easily bleed.  German.  8
Reopen not a wound once healed.  Latin.  9
Search not a wound too deep lest thou make a new one.  10
Small wounds if many may be mortal.  11
That wound that was never given is the best cured of any other.  12
The knife’s wound heals, the tongue’s never.  Turkish.  13
The private wound is deepest.  Shakespeare.  14
The wound that bleedeth inwardly is most dangerous.  15
The wounds of athletes do not smart.  German.  16
’Tis not so deep as a well nor so wide as a church door; but ’tis enough, ’twill serve. (Mercutio speaking of his wound.)  Shakespeare.  17
Unbending the bow does not heal the wound.  French, Italian.  18
What wound ever healed but by degrees.  Shakespeare.  19
When the wound is healed the pain is forgotten.  Danish.  20
Who fears wounds must not go to war.  German.  21
Wounds from the knife are healed but not those of the tongue.  Spanish.  22
Wounds may heal but not those made by ill words.  Spanish.  23
Wounds pain most when grown cold.  Spanish.  24

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