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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2399
AUTHOR:Samuel Butler (1612–1680)
QUOTATION:Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Hudibras. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 1.
 
Note 1.
This couplet is enlarged on by Swift in his “Tale of a Tub,” where he says that the happiness of life consists in being well deceived. [back]
 

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