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All cannot do all


Horace says, “Non omnia possumus omnes.” German proverb, “Ein jeder kann nicht. alles.” All are not equally clever. Or rather, “Be not surprised that I cannot do what you can do, for we are not all exactly alike.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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