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 Lie Quarrelsome (The).Lie. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lie hath no Feet (A).
 
Because it cannot stand alone. In fact, a lie wants twenty others to support it, and even then is in constant danger of tripping   1
 


 Lie Quarrelsome (The).Lie. 

 
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