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 Pitch.Pitch into Him. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pitch and Pay.
 
Pitch down your money and pay at once. There is a suppressed pun in the phrase: “to pay a ship” is to pitch it.   1
       
“The word is pitch and pay—trust none.”
       
Shakespeare: Henry V., ii. 3.
 


 Pitch.Pitch into Him. 

 
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