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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Poison
 
Poison and the dagger are the Eastern bill of rights.  1
Poison quells poison.  Italian.  2
Poison still is poison though drunk in gold.  Massinger.  3
The antidote before the poison. (To offer an excuse before an accusation.)  Latin.  4
What does not poison, fattens.  Italian.  5
What’s one man’s poison, Signor,
Is another’s meat or drink.  Beaumont and Fletcher.
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