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proverb
used in The Devils Arithmetic

2 uses
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Definition
a short saying — typically well-known and accepted by many as offering good advice
  • The proverbs say 'He who harps on a matter alienates his friend.'
    Chapter 10 (80% in)
  • Here that is not a proverb to be spoken aloud.
    Chapter 17 (12% in)

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