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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Cheat, Cheating
 
A skilful cheat does not fear the open eye.  German.  1
A skilful cheat needs no assistant.  German.  2
Cheating is more honorable than stealing.  German.  3
Cheating is the chapman’s cart and plough.  German.  4
Cheating play never thrives.  5
Cheat me in the price but not in the goods.  6
Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated as to cheat.  Butler.
  7
He is most cheated who cheats himself.  Danish.  8
He that cheateth in small things is a fool, but in greater things is a rogue.  9
He that cheats me anes shame fa’ him, if he cheat me twice, shame fa’ me.  10
He that would cheat a Jew must be a Jew.  German.  11
He that is cheated twice by the same man is an accomplice with the cheater.  12
He who cheats a cheat and robs a thief, earns a dispensation for a hundred years.  German.  13
It is fair and just to cheat the cheater.  Spanish.  14
Ye cannot cheat one in trade.  Chinese.  15
 
 
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