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Our 5 Favourite Victorian Proverbs

5 of the best proverbs from the good old days!

Victorians, that is to say: those from the Victorian era, were very fond of proverbs.  Short and sharp moral lessons or wise observations that could be shared easily and drilled firmly into the minds of children.  Common proverbs from the 19th century can tell us a lot about the ideas, beliefs and daily lives of those who professed them.

We’d like to share with you 5 of our favourite proverbs that you would have likely heard during the gold rush days.

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