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"Si claudo vicinus habitaveris, et ipse claudus ambulare disces." –> If you live next door to a lame man, you yourself will learn to limp. Latin translation of  ἂν χωλῷ παροικήσῃς, ὑποσκάζειν μαθήσῃ, cited by Plutarch, The Education of Children 4a6, as a παροιμία (proverb).

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