|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
| The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat ones self.|
BaileyFestus. Sc. Anywhere.
|Perplexed and troubled at his bad success|
The Tempter stood, nor had what to reply,
Discovered in his fraud, thrown from his hope.
MiltonParadise Regained. Bk. IV. L. 1.
|So glistered the dire Snake, and into fraud|
Led Eve, our credulous mother, to the Tree
Of Prohibition, root of all our woe.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. IX. L. 643.
| Some cursed fraud|
Of enemy hath beguiled thee, yet unknown,
And me with thee hath ruined.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. IX. L. 904.
|His heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth.|
Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act II. Sc. 7. L. 78.