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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Disputing
 
Dispute the price but don’t dispute the weight.  Chinese.  1
Disputing and borrowing cause grief and sorrowing.  German.  2
Many get into a dispute well that cannot get out well.  3
There is more disputing about the shell than the kernel.  German.  4
There is no disputing about tastes.  Spanish.  5
There is no disputing against a person who denies a principle.  Coke.  6
To dispute about a donkey’s shadow.  Latin.  7
When two men dispute you may be sure there is a fool upon one side or the other, and the man that interferes the biggest fool.  Punch.  8
Who disputes with the stupid must have sharp answers.  German.  9
 
 
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