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|No one is entitled to more than six feet of earth. Rec. dist.: Wis. 3. Six feet of earth |
makes all men equal. Vars.: (a) Six feet of earth make all men of one size. (b) Six
feet underground makes all men equal. Rec. dist.: N.Y., Ohio, Wis. 1st cit.
|Cf.All's alikeat thelatter DAY:a bag of gold and wisp of hay / DEATH makes equal |
the high and low / At the END of the game the king and the pawn go into the
same bag/ Six FEET of earth make all men equal. 467 DEATH keeps no calendar
|Cf. All's alike at the latter DAY: a bag of gold and wisp of hay / DEATH makes |
equal the high and low / Six FEET of earth make all men equal. 428 DEATH
keepsno calendar. On ne meurt qu'à son heure. La mort ne connaît niàge,ni jour.
|Shr.; OW253a legs 1545, feet from 1573) 1598 (1616) Haughton Englishmen for |
my Money D3 5.9 10f: If I could see any ... F582* Six FEET of earth makes all men
equal (Collections from 1659; OW738b varied from 1563; Wh F472 seven from ...
|Six feet of earth make all men equal. (EAP 163; ODEP 738) 1936 Six feet of earth |
make us all of one size. (p. 592) The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg, rev. ed.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970. To drag one's feet 1983 Having ...
|... a job. six feet of earth death The length of an average grave rather than its |
depth: Six feet of earth make all men equal. (Proverb) Six feet underground
emphasizes the depth rather than the length: I'm glad his father's six feet
|I would ask Mark Twain how he could make such a convoluted statement. If virtue |
makes the difference, then they are not equal. The truest quote I found was in an
ageless proverb, announcing the stark truth. “Six feet of earth make all men ...
|Graves are of all sizes. 40. Death devours lambs as well as sheep. 41 . Death is |
the great leveller. 42. We shall lie all alike in our graves. 43. Six feet of earth
make all men equal. 44. On the turf all men are equal — and under it. 45. The
|1589 Lyly Pappe with an Hatchet III, 412: Having once wet their feet in factions |
will not care how deep they wade in treason. 1591 C. Gibbon A ... Shakespeare:
Err. 3. 1.37 F582 Six FEET of earth make all men equal (Collections from 1659; ...
|Paglia, Camille Six feet of earth make all men equal. - Proverb You cannot have |
all chiefs; you gotta have Indians too. - Proverb, American Perfect love cannot be
without equality. - Proverb, Scottish A friend to everybody and to nobody is the ...