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 Steal.Steal a March on One (To). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Steal a Horse.
One man may steal a horse, but another must not look over the hedge. Some men are chartered libertines, while others are always eyed with suspicion. (Latin: “Dat veniam corvis, vexat censura columbas.”)   1

 Steal.Steal a March on One (To). 

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