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date: 17 April 2024

If you sit by the river for long enough, you will see the body of your enemy float by 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Author(s):
John SimpsonJohn Simpson, Jennifer SpeakeJennifer Speake

Modern saying, said to derive from a Chinese or Japanese proverb, advocating patience rather than active revenge. □ 1995 S. ...

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