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    What has been hidden by snow is revealed by a thaw.
    Swedish proverb, trans. by Verne Moberg.

    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
    Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616)