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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Catch
 
Catch as catch can.
        Athenæus.—Lib. V. Page 193; a saying of Antiochus Epiphanes.
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For why? Because the good old Rule
  Sufficeth them; the simple plan,
That they should take who have the power,
  And they should keep who can.
        Wordsworth.—Rob Roy’s Grave.
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