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Iʹll chance it, as old Horne did his neck. The reference is to Horne, a clergyman of Notts, who committed murder, but contrived to escape to the Continent. After several years of absence, he returned to England, and when told of the risk he ran, he replied, “Iʹll chance it.” He did chance it; but being apprehended, he was tried, condemned, and executed. (The Newgate Calendar.)

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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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Horn-gate
Horn of Fidelity
Horn of Plenty [Cornu-copia]
Horn of Power
Horn of the Son of Oil (The) (Isa. v. 1)
Horn with Horn or Horn under Horn
Horns of a Dilemma
Horns of Moses Face
Horns of the Altar (To the)
Horne
Horner
Hornets (Josh. xxiv. 12)
Hornet’s Nest
Hornie
Hornpipe
Horology
Horoscope
Horrors (The)
Hors de Combat (French)
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