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date: 29 June 2017

Big fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite them, and little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
Author(s):
John SimpsonJohn Simpson, Jennifer SpeakeJennifer Speake

1733 Swift Poems II. 651 The Vermin only teaze and pinch Their Foes superior by an Inch. So Nat'ralists ...

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