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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:1953
AUTHOR:Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
QUOTATION:There is a cunning which we in England call “the turning of the cat in the pan;” which is, when that which a man says to another, he lays it as if another had said it to him.
ATTRIBUTION:Of Cunning.
 

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