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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Wager
 
A wager is a fool’s argument.  1
My mother bade me be confident but lay no wagers.  2
None but fools and knaves lay wagers.  3
’Tis the remark of old cunning stagers,
That fools for arguments use wagers.  Butler.
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