"Never withhold good" proverb

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 17 22:41:51 UTC 2005

On Mon, 17 Jan 2005 Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

> I was looking for "tsunami" plus "slang" or "proverb." I suppose Fred  has a
> good citation for "teach a man to fish."

I have that back to 1945, but would welcome anything earlier.

Fred Shapiro

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