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 Truth.Try’anon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Truth in a Well.
 
This expression is attributed both to Clean’ths and to Democ’ritos the derider.   1
        “Naturam accusa, quæ in profundo veritatem (ut ait Democritus) penitus abstruserit.”—Cicero: Academics, i. 10.
 


 Truth.Try’anon. 

 
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