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proverb
used in Crime and Punishment

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Definition a short saying — typically well-known and accepted by many as offering good advice
  • As a Russian proverb has it, 'Catch several hares and you won't catch one.'
    2.5 -- Part 2 Chapter 5 (54% in)
  • From a hundred rabbits you can't make a horse, a hundred suspicions don't make a proof, as the English proverb says, but that's only from the rational point of view—you can't help being partial, for after all a lawyer is only human.
    6.2 -- Part 6 Chapter 2 (22% in)

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