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proverb
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
a short saying — typically well-known and accepted by many as offering good advice
  • First, notwithstanding the proverb that constant dropping will wear away a stone, you may set your mind at rest that these people never will—never would, in hundred years—impair your ground with Miss Havisham, in any particular, great or small.
    Chapter 33 (42% in)

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