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A Misquotation.

--A Philadelphia lawyer, famous for his misquotations, was once attempting to pay a compliment to a friend named Bayard, at a large dinner party, and said, " Like his illustrious namesake, the accomplished chevalier, he was sans cour et sans culotte.

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