It Costs More to Revenge Injuries than to Bear Them

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“See these poor fools into anger falling, / What hateful raging, tearing, mauling; / And all for what? for some small insult given, / The fool into mad revenge is driven: / Better by far, of jeers no notice take, / Than foot the cost that fell revenge will make."—Barber, 1857


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Barber, John W. The Handbook of Illustrated Proverbs (New York, NY: George F. Tuttle, 1857)


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