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 Command Night.Comme il Faut 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Commandment.
 
The eleventh commandment. Thou shalt not be found out.   1
        “After all, that Eleventh Commandment is the only one that is vitally important to keep in these days.”—B. H. Buxton: Jennie of the Prince’s, iii. 314.
   The ten commandments. The ten fingers or nails. (Shakespeare: 2 Henry VI., i. 3.)   2
 


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