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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Wager
 
Most men (till by losing render’d sager)
Will back their own opinions with a wager.
        Byron.—Beppo, Stanza 27.
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Quoth she, I’ve heard old cunning stagers
Say, fools for arguments use wagers.
        Butler.—Hudibras, Part II. Canto I. Line 297.
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