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 Lie Direct (The).Lie hath no Feet (A). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lie Quarrelsome (The).
To tell one flat and plump “You lie.” Touchstone calls this “the countercheck quarrelsome.”   1
        “If again [the fifth time] it was not well cut, he would say I lied: this is called the countercheck quarrelsome.’”—Shakespeare: As You Like It, v 4.

 Lie Direct (The).Lie hath no Feet (A). 

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