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Old habits die hard 

The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
John SimpsonJohn Simpson, Jennifer SpeakeJennifer Speake

1758 B. Franklin in London Chronicle 26–28 Dec. 632 I hear the reader say, Habits are hard to break, ...

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