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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Hear-say
 
Hear-say is half lies.  German.  1
I saw a man, who saw another man, who saw the sea.  Portuguese.  2
Sight goes before hear-say.  Danish.  3
To have “heard say” is half a lie.  Italian.  4
One eye-witness is better than ten hear-says.  5
 
 
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