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place a place for everything, and everything in its place proverbial saying, mid 17th century; often associated with Samuel Smiles, and famously cited in Mrs Beeton's The Book of Household Management (1861)
place in the sun a position of favour or advantage. The phrase is traceable to Pascal Pensées, translated by J. Walker in 1688.

In later use, it is associated with the German Chancellor Bernhard von Bülow (1849–1929), and Germany's imperial ambitions.
there's no place like home proverbial saying, late 16th century; the saying is found earlier in Greek, in the work of the Greek poet Hesiod (c.700 bc).

See also another place, pride of place, between a rock and a hard place, a woman's place is in the home.

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