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In for on:

“What in your own part (side) can you say to this?

So in the phrase "in the neck," where we should say "on the neck" or "on the heels."

“Soon after that depriv'd him of his life
And, in the neck of that, task'd the whole state.

The same phrase occurs Sonn. 131; MONTAIGNE, 17; N. P. 172.

“In pain of your dislike.

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