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His eloquence was proverbial, both in congress, and at home.

This ought to be apparent even to the proverbial wayfaring man.

It is proverbial that there are certain things which flesh and blood cannot bear.

Indeed it is proverbial that the bad workman never yet had a good tool.

The wealth of India was proverbial long before the Christian era.

The plague of a smoking chimney is proverbial, and has engaged considerable attention from observers of various descriptions.

The neighborliness and hospitality of farmers is proverbial in every land and clime.

The gold of the Wicklow mountains is proverbial all over Ireland.

His courage was proverbial among the cavalrymen of the Third division.

So, much to Sue's surprise, the filly was as gentle as the proverbial lamb.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.