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I think of the proverbs we have around second times—second choice, second place, second fiddle, eternal second.
Look for efficient pathsAccording to an old proverb, “There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.”
A consulting firm based in the United States paid its taxes there, while a factory based in Beijing would render unto China what is China’s, to modernize the old biblical proverb.
The variety of taste in snuff is accounted for by the proverb, "So many men to so many noses."
M. Mon here quotes a Latin proverb:—'Qui plus castigat, plus amore ligat.'
Behold every one that useth a common proverb, shall use this against thee, saying: As the mother was, so also is her daughter.
There is an obvious allusion in this line to the common proverb—'As fain as fowl of a fair morrow,' which is quoted in the Kn.
This is only another form of a proverb which also occurs as 'Well fights he who well flies.'
Let him tak a spring on his ain fiddle, says a proverb that illustrates the coolness with which Donald will bide his time.
In fact, the phrase seems to have been a common proverb; see Le Roux de Lincy, ii.

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