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Deception

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“Doubtless the pleasure is as great

Of being chented as to cheat;

As lookers-on feel most delight

That least perceive a juggler’s sleight,

And still the less they understand,

The more they admire his sleight of hand.”


Butler: Hudibras, part ii. 3.

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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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