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Coach-and-four (or Coach-and-six)

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It is said one may drive a coach-and-four through an Act of Parliament, i.e. lawyers can always find for their clients some loophole of escape.

“It is easy to drive a coach-and-four through wills, and settlements, and legal things.”—H. R. Haggard.


“[Rice] was often heard to saythat he would drive a coach and six horses through the Act of Settlement.”—Welwood.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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